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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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(Commerce) The break-even point; Also (Chiefly British) A method or maneuver used to escape a difficult or embarrassing situation;

Usage examples (39)
  • Noun : The scoundrel has used that get-out once too often
  • "Beats all get-out what women will get a man into."
  • This would be interesting as all get-out, if it's true.
  • “It beats all get-out,” meditated that man of data, for more
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