Definitions of Gotten

  1. of Get
  2. p. p. of Get.
  3. Of get, which see.

Quotes of Gotten

  1. In life it wasn't what you know, but who you know. I had people who were trying to buy teams and had they bought the teams, I would have gotten to coach because they wanted me to coach. But the people who have the teams hire their friends. – Rick Barry
  2. I'm not trying to clock scores in this lifetime, it's just that things are better now than they were like five, ten years ago. Music has gotten a lot better. There's a lot of people who are committed to- soulfully. – Jerry Garcia
  3. Social Security's future has gotten worse, and each year we delay reform adds to the cost we are pushing off onto our children. – John Goodman
  4. I've been using the same editor, thankfully, she's been sticking with me, but I've been doing it full -on guerilla style... I haven't gotten any public sponsor or anything, because I don't want to seem like I'm trying to sell any particular thing. – Daryl Hannah
  5. I know the only reason that I haven't gotten many good parts is because I am Latin- and they tell it to my face a lot of times. – Salma Hayek
  6. I think my parents were happy that I'd gone to university and gotten a degree in history so they thought, 'Well if acting doesn't work for him, he can always become a history teacher or something.' Fortunately, the acting worked out. – Derek Jacobi
  7. The coolest thing I've gotten to do in the past few years is guest star on Sesame Street. – Norah Jones
  8. Just several years ago, Shaykh Kabbani, who is the head of the Islamic Supreme Council of America, when he was speaking at the State Department, said that more than 80 percent of the mosques were controlled by extremists. And from all I've seen over the last four or five years, the situation has even gotten worse. – Peter King
  9. One of the things I've really gotten past in the last couple of years is the idea of being made uncomfortable by the way things appear, rather than how things are. Clearly in this business you have to contend with a lot of that. – Aimee Mann
  10. We have gotten some terrible reviews at times but if we depended on the judgment of the studios or critics, we never would have made more than one movie. – Ismail Merchant
  11. I'd just gotten into Los Angeles from Texas, where I live, and the phone rang and it was the guy calling about the Willie Nelson video. I was totally excited about it. – Corin Nemec
  12. I would rather have gotten married than have a Hollywood contract. – Jennifer O'Neill
  13. This question about Iraq has gotten personal. – Gerhard Schroder
  14. As the society has gotten larger and more complex, individuals have lost their ability to influence any of the institutions that affect their lives. – Robert Teeter
  15. I'm thrilled to have a completely new audience that I can get from Court TV, without it being my own trial. That was the only other way I would have gotten it. – John Waters

Usage examples for Gotten

  1. He denied the guilt of this offense; insisted that he was never arrested before in his life, and believed the present conviction to have been a trumped- up affair because they must have gotten sore on him, although he cannot figure out why. – Studies in Forensic Psychiatry by Bernard Glueck
  2. If she could be gotten to Omaha- now-" " No- no," replied Neale, almost violently. – The U.P. Trail by Zane Grey
  3. " Maybe you don't really know how hot this thing's gotten – Null-ABC by Henry Beam Piper and John Joseph McGuire
  4. As to the marvellous stories we have heard of the police of Paris, I suspect they have been gotten up for effect, such things being constantly practised here. – Recollections of Europe by J. Fenimore Cooper
  5. It is all on one floor, which makes it easy for Mother, and we have enough room, though we wouldn't have if we hadn't gotten rid of so much stuff before we moved. – Betty Lee, Freshman by Harriet Pyne Grove
  6. The trouble was that when I saw Rosina I forgot that she had gotten out of the habit of being kissed. – A Woman's Will by Anne Warner
  7. If we could have gotten a photograph sooner, the question would have been settled. – Cy Whittaker's Place by Joseph C. Lincoln
  8. It has gotten on my nerves, my dear. – The Crisis, Volume 6 by Winston Churchill
  9. But say, my boy, I feel that I owe you something for having gotten my monkey down out of the tree. – Bunny Brown and his Sister Sue Giving a Show by Laura Lee Hope
  10. Well, he was done saving himself or getting ill gotten gains. – The City of Fire by Grace Livingston Hill
  11. The shooting outside had gotten on his nerves at last. – The Missourian by Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle
  12. He hadn't gotten any writing done, but that was all right. – Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town by Cory Doctorow
  13. Now, Trask could remember something he'd gotten from Harkaman. – Space Viking by Henry Beam Piper
  14. It seems to have gotten the best of me. – Jack of the Pony Express by Frank V. Webster
  15. Where had he gotten the name? – Pagan Passions by Gordon Randall Garrett Laurence Mark Janifer
  16. " Yes," said Frank, " and some of them have gotten out already, and are coming down from the house." – The Radio Boys with the Revenue Guards by Gerald Breckenridge
  17. Aye; but they must have gotten an awfu' fricht! – The First Hundred Thousand by Ian Hay
  18. I wish I could have gotten a second shot at 'em. – For the Liberty of Texas by Edward Stratemeyer
  19. " I don't believe they could have gotten ahead of the fire," spoke Tom. – Tom Swift and his Wizard Camera or, Thrilling Adventures while taking Moving Pictures by Victor Appleton
  20. And the dance halls, they hadn't gotten around to them yet. – Gargoyles by Ben Hecht