Definition of giddy-up in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈgɪdɪʌp
, -ˈʌp/


  • Said to make a horse start moving or go faster: ‘Giddy-up!’ he cried and cracked his whip
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    • I took hold of the rein and said giddy-up and headed for the highway.


1920s (originally US as giddap): reproducing a pronunciation of get up.

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