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geddit Line breaks: ged¦dit
Pronunciation: /ˈɡɛdɪt/

Definition of geddit in English:

exclamation

informal , chiefly British
Do you understand? (used to draw attention to a pun or play on words): their backing band, the Phat Cats (geddit?), were all talented musicians The ‘118 247’ (pronounced ‘one-one-eight , twenty-four, seven’—geddit?) service costs from 40p a throw
More example sentences
  • I know Apple are a secretive bunch (Apple, bunch - geddit?)
  • Despite me offering to walk that leg (geddit?) myself, the driver was insistent.
  • Newsnight's Michael Crick tries to wind him up by asking if he is a man without a fuchsia - geddit?

Origin

1970s: representing an informal pronunciation of get it (see get (sense 7 of the verb).

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