[get-uh; Japanese ge-tah] /ˈgɛt ə; Japanese ˈgɛ tɑ/
noun, plural geta, getas.
a traditional Japanese wooden clog that is worn outdoors, with a thong that passes between the first two toes and with two transverse supports on the bottom of the sole.
- Get a bag on
Related Terms tie a bag on adjective Drunk, esp slightly drunk: a little tiddly, which is to say, shot or blind (1905+)
- Get a bang out of
verb phrase To enjoy especially; get a thrill out of: The younger set is not ”getting a bang” out of things anymore (1930+) Also get a charge or kick out of. Get a feeling of excitement from, get a thrill from. For example, I get a bang out of taking the kids to the amusement […]
- Get a break
Obtain a favorable opportunity; get special consideration or treatment. For example, The understudy finally got a break when the star became ill, or The new price is higher, but you are getting a break on service. [ c. 1900 ] Also see: give someone a break
- Get a can on
verb phrase To get drunk: A gal used to throw herself out the window every time she got a can on (1920s+)