* get up
(chiefly, US, informal) A costume or outfit, especially one that is ostentatious or otherwise unusual.
* 1917 , "
- When near the buildings I met a white man, in such an unexpected elegance of get–up that in the first moment I took him for a sort of vision.
1,200 Reading Firemen March," Reading Eagle (Pennsylvania, USA), 28 Oct. p. 4:
* 2009 , "
- The Schnitzelbank Band, each member attired in an odd getup , received many comments for the manner in which the men marched.
Worried They Will Miss the War: Inside the Mind of West Point's Class of 2009," Newsweek , 6 June:
(informal) A fight or altercation.
* 2002 , Andrea Sachs, "
- [A] parade of costumed cadets trots by: a shark costume, an Uncle Sam getup and three young men in form-fitting bodysuits.
Caricature Builder," Time , 21 Jan.:
(publishing) Layout and production style, as of a magazine.
- "A bully. Picked on fellows. He loved to fight. But I never saw him in a getup with a fellow his own size."
* all get up
* get up
* arize (obsolete)
To come up from a lower to a higher position.
- to arise from a kneeling posture
To come up from one's bed or place of repose; to get up.
- A cloud arose and covered the sun.
To spring up; to come into action, being, or notice; to become operative, sensible, or visible; to begin to act a part; to present itself.
* Bible, Exodus i. 8
- He arose early in the morning.
- There arose up a new king which knew not Joseph.
* 1961 , J. A. Philip, "Mimesis in the Sophistês'' of Plato," ''Transactions and Proceedings of the American Philological Association , vol. 92, p. 454,
- the doubts that in his heart arose
- Because Plato allowed them to co-exist, the meaning and connotations of the one overlap those of the other, and ambiguities arise .
* (idiomatic) pop up
* (resume existing) reappear