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Synonyms of dress up

Verb


1. overdress, dress up, 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, dress, get dressed

usage: 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 up, window-dress, fancify, beautify, embellish, prettify

usage: make something appear superficially attractive; "The researcher tried to dress up the uninteresting data"; "Don't try to dress up the unpleasant truth"

3. caparison, bard, barde, dress up, decorate, adorn, grace, ornament, embellish, beautify

usage: put a caparison on; "caparison the horses for the festive occasion"

4. costume, dress up, dress, clothe, enclothe, garb, raiment, tog, garment, habilitate, fit out, apparel

usage: dress in a costume; "We dressed up for Halloween as pumpkins"

5. dress, dress up, dress, get dressed

usage: dress in a certain manner; "She dresses in the latest Paris fashion"; "he dressed up in a suit and tie"

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