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Meaning of get-out

get-out

Pronunciation: (get'out"), [key]
— n.
  1. the break-even point.
  2. a method or maneuver used to escape a difficult or embarrassing situation; cop-out: The scoundrel has used that get-out once too often.
  3. in the extreme; to the utmost degree: Once his mind is made up, he can be stubborn as all get-out.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.