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[get-tuh-geth-er] /ˈgɛt təˌgɛð ər/

an informal and usually small social gathering.
a meeting or conference.
(informal) a small informal meeting or social gathering
verb (adverb)
(transitive) to gather or collect
(intransitive) (of people) to meet socially
(intransitive) to discuss, esp in order to reach an agreement
(informal) get it together


1911, from get + together.


A meeting or session, often social; party (1911+)


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