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    dress up

    dress up - Dictionary definition and meaning for word dress up

    Definition
    (verb) put on special clothes to appear particularly appealing and attractive
    Example Sentence
    • She never dresses up, even when she goes to the opera
    • The young girls were all fancied up for the party
    Definition
    (verb) make something appear superficially attractive
    Synonyms : window-dress
    Example Sentence
    • The researcher tried to dress up the uninteresting data
    • Don't try to dress up the unpleasant truth
    Definition
    (verb) put a caparison on
    Synonyms : bard , barde , caparison
    Example Sentence
    • caparison the horses for the festive occasion
    Definition
    (verb) dress in a costume
    Synonyms : costume
    Example Sentence
    • We dressed up for Halloween as pumpkins
    Definition
    (verb) dress in a certain manner
    Synonyms : dress
    Example Sentence
    • She dresses in the latest Paris fashion
    • he dressed up in a suit and tie
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