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  Definition of dress up
  1. put on special clothes to appear particularly appealing and attractive; "She never dresses up, even when she goes to the opera"; "The young girls were all fancied up for the party"
  2. dress in a certain manner; "She dresses in the latest Paris fashion"; "he dressed up in a suit and tie"
  3. dress in a costume; "We dressed up for Halloween as pumpkins"
  4. make something appear superficially attractive; "The researcher tried to dress up the uninteresting data"; "Don''t try to dress up the unpleasant truth"
  5. put a caparison on; "caparison the horses for the festive occasion"
Similar Words: fig out, fig up, deck up, gussy up, fancy up, trick up, deck out, trick out, prink, attire, get up, rig out, tog up, tog out, overdress, dress, costume, window-dress, caparison, bard

 

See Also: dress, get dressed

 

Hyponyms: preen, primp, plume, dress, prank, tart up, enrobe, bedizen, dizen, vest

 

Grouped Verbs: dress, costume, fig out, fig up, deck up, gussy up, fancy up, trick up, deck out, trick out, prink, attire, get up, rig out, tog up, tog out, overdress, get dressed

 

Derivational Morphology: rigout, outfit, getup, rig, turnout, attire, garb, dress, dresser, costume, bard, caparison, trapping, trappings, housing, housings

 

Anagrams: pursued, usurped

 

 
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