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Definition of "dressed-up" [dressed-up]

  • Attired in fancy or formal clothing. (adjective)

Gnu Collaboartive International Dictionary of English: licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)

Use "dressed-up" in a sentence
  • "I printed out coloring sheets that looked like gingerbread people and the kids “dressed-up” the figures."
  • "Surfing the site, which runs from “A Beautiful Mind” to “Zulu Dawn” I have learned that: the Cobra Assault Cannons in “Robocop” – my favorite dystopian-future movie – are dressed-up .50 BMGs."
  • "Back then, local residents might have known that the Czech word hospoda means tavern or beer hall, a fitting name for a place planning to offer an afternoon beer menu of pub snacks like marinated sausages, pickled cheese and bucek, Mr. Sahajdák's traditional but dressed-up take on slow-cooked pork belly."