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Definition of 'get at'


  1. reach or gain access to; "How does one access the attic in this house?"; "I cannot get to the T.V. antenna, even if I climb on the roof"
       Synonyms: access
  2. influence by corruption
  3. cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations; "Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me"; "It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves"
       Synonyms: annoy rag get to bother irritate rile nark nettle gravel vex chafe devil

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