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1. Informal An outfit or costume.
2. Printing Arrangement and production style, as of a magazine or book.


or get′-up`,

n. Informal.
1. costume; outfit.
2. arrangement or format; style.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.getup - a set of clothing (with accessories)getup - a set of clothing (with accessories); "his getup was exceedingly elegant"
attire, garb, dress - clothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion; "formal attire"; "battle dress"
bib-and-tucker - an attractive outfit; "she wore her best bib-and-tucker"
ensemble - a coordinated outfit (set of clothing)
playsuit - a sports outfit for women or children; usually consists of shorts and a blouse
trousseau - the personal outfit of a bride; clothes and accessories and linens


Informal. A set or style of clothing:
costume, dress, garb, guise, habiliment (often used in plural), outfit, turnout.
Informal: rig.


[ˈgetʌp] Natuendo m, traje m, atavío m
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