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Definition of get the net

get the net

verb

  • Origin speculation: stems from net it out, or bottom line, refers to someone who doesn't understand what's happening. Also, pure speculation: as a pun, refers to the loony bin net that ought to be used on this person.
    Doris just doesn't get the net.
                                                                                                               

                                                                                                                                                                                                

    Citation from Wayne's World (1992 film) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Nov 17 2012. Submitted by Michael W. from Portland, OR, USA on Oct 20 1999.

  • to tell someone they are out of the loop and need to get information.
    That was so five minutes ago. Get the net!

    Last edited on Jul 26 2010. Submitted by Stephen F. from Jacksonville, FL, USA on Jul 26 2006.

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Other terms relating to 'get':

Definitions include: very; really; extremely.
Definitions include: a phrase of one is about to be in trouble big-time or something bad is about to happen.
Definitions include: "Get ready for some serious trouble."
Definitions include: "buy one get one" free.
Definitions include: don't be mistaken; "believe it".
Definitions include: from the beginning.
Definitions include: acronym for "get back to work".
Definitions include: to leave.
Definitions include: to have sex with someone who is not one's significant other.
Definitions include: to acquire a buzz.
Definitions include: to be excited by.
Definitions include: to enjoy.
Definitions include: see clue.
Definitions include: to steal.
Definitions include: to ingest a drug.

Other terms relating to 'net':

Definitions include: a derogatory name for a woman in an occupation suited for use with a hairnet.
Definitions include: a person who is addicted to the Internet.
Definitions include: a person who is addicted to the Internet.
Definitions include: going on the net to browse.

Other terms relating to 'the':

Definitions include: the real information or the proof, instruction, the know how, where, when, and why about something or someone.
Definitions include: walking, generally as opposed to driving.
Definitions include: interrogation.
Definitions include: extremely intoxicated
Definitions include: information.
Definitions include: something you have now is worth more than two things you have just a chance of getting.
Definitions include: a good estimate.
Definitions include: a secret advantage.
Definitions include: inclusive.
Definitions include: to make a bad situation worse.
Definitions include: with the amount of time left to finish a task rapidly disappearing.
Definitions include: having an opinion or belief prior to it becoming common or popular.
Definitions include: of a male, to urinate.
Definitions include: secret sexual activity with a person other than one's partner.
Definitions include: meaning caring about everything.

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