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

Definition of geddit in English:


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
  • We teased her a bit during the quiz but she didn't cotton (geddit!) on until the end.
  • There's a sting in the tale for you today - geddit?
  • Well, at least the Royals are easy meat in the prediction stakes (stakes, geddit?)


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

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