What is (one) getting at?

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What is (one) getting at?

What is one suggesting, alluding to, or insinuating? Often used when angered or irritated by what was said. What exactly are you getting at? I have never taken a bribe in my entire life, if that's what you mean! What is she getting at, bringing up my taxes like that?
See also: get, what

what are you, was he, etc. ˈgetting at?

(spoken) used to ask, especially in an angry way, what somebody is/was suggesting: I’m partly to blame? What exactly are you getting at?
See also: get, what