American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- interj. Used to command a horse to go ahead or go at a faster pace.
- interj. directed at a horse Move on!, go faster! (Derived from 'Get Ye Up' or 'Git Thee Up')
- Alteration of get up. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“When most people would sit on their laurels and "give it up," Carter says "giddyup," teach me some more!”
“For non Americans "giddyup" is what cowboys often say to their horse to get him to go!”
“You see, I believe as long as I say "giddyup" to learning that I will continue to be excited, motivated, driven, and optimistic.”
“And best of all, one of the heads of Qantas told me it's only $800 to fly roundtrip between L.A. and Sydney ... so I say giddyup!”
“Hillary from the giddyup was smart enough to not be tricked into answering a question absolutely (will you meet with them in your first year in office yes or no) that requires nuance and thoughfulness.”
“We gotta get it poppin' from the giddyup," Akon argues.”
“How is deferential treatment for a 21st century plowhorse (ostensibly as a reward for the good work of Paul Revere's giddyup) different from, say, affirmative-action remedies being applied to young women and minorities just exiting college who by definition have definitely not encountered employment discrimination (yet)?”
“He was persistent, not easily cowed, from the giddyup.”
“Charlie Crist, who spoke next, called the final weeks of the race “giddyup time.””
“Perhaps a hawt chawklit or coffee maybe wid a lill bump of Bailys to gives yo a lill hitch onna giddyup?”
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