Definition of get-together in English:



  • An informal gathering.

    ‘a family get-together at my parents' house’
    ‘entertainment industry get-togethers’
    • ‘The monthly meeting was in the form of a Christmas lunch and everyone enjoyed the informal get-together.’
    • ‘Consequently, family get-togethers during traditional festivals are becoming difficult for such people.’
    • ‘If your ideal Christmas is a get-together with family, friends, the milkman and all, get together and take over a big property.’
    • ‘I like playing this if I'm having a get-together with family or friends.’
    • ‘Labor Day weekend in Hawaii is not complete without a barbecue get-together with family and friends.’
    • ‘Her usually quiet home was lively on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, with the arrival of relatives and friends to join the family get-together.’
    • ‘A family get-together was held in honour of the special event.’
    • ‘Teachers held barbeque parties, potluck suppers and luncheons that served as musical get-togethers in an informal atmosphere.’
    • ‘Apparently, it works well at parties and family get-togethers too.’
    • ‘You might be used to catering for your child's needs at home, but organisers of school parties and family get-togethers might not be so well prepared.’
    • ‘Late one Sunday afternoon, we arrived at a friend's house for an informal get-together and a bite to eat.’
    • ‘He has organised a series of barbecues, team get-togethers and singalongs to be held in the Olympic village square.’
    • ‘She compères karaoke singing sessions at parties and family get-togethers.’
    • ‘To change the scenario, family and friends should organise a get-together followed by a feast on these festival days.’
    • ‘The evening ended with an informal get-together and slide show in a common room of the university residence.’
    • ‘Their little girl was christened Kelly and Michelle and Eric enjoyed a get-together with family and friends afterwards.’
    • ‘It was summer and we had endless dinners, lunches and get-togethers.’
    • ‘The annual holiday is usually marked by family get-togethers over a traditional meal of turkey, sweet potatoes and apple pie.’
    • ‘It was decided at the camp that we should organise informal get-togethers every month.’
    • ‘She was always trying to arrange family get-togethers.’
    party, gathering, meeting, social event, social gathering, social meeting, social occasion, tweetup
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