Made up
Made Made, a. Artificially produced; pieced together; formed by filling in; as, made ground; a made mast, in distinction from one consisting of a single spar. [WordNet sense 1] [1913 Webster]

2. having the sheets and blankets set in order; -- of a bed; as, is the bed made?. [WordNet 1.5]

3. successful or assured of success; as, a self-made man. [WordNet 1.5]

Now I am a made man forever. --Christopher Marlowe [WordNet 1.5]

{Made up}. (a) Complete; perfect. ``A made up villain.'' --Shak. (b) Falsely devised; fabricated; as, a made up story. (c) Artificial; as, a made up figure or complexion. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • made-up — adj. 1. formed or conceived by the imagination; not true; as, a made up story. Syn: fabricated, fancied, fictional, fictitious, invented. [WordNet 1.5] 2. having been paved. [British] [WordNet 1.5] 3. marked by the use of cosmetic makeup; as,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • made-up — adjective a) invented or fabricated He have me a made up story of the events. b) changed by the application of cosmetics The clown was made up hours before the show. See Also: m …   Wiktionary

  • made-up — /mayd up /, adj. 1. concocted; falsely fabricated or invented: a made up story. 2. being in makeup; wearing facial cosmetics. 3. put together; finished. [1600 10] * * * …   Universalium

  • made-up — adjective Date: 1607 1. fully manufactured 2. marked by the use of makeup 3. fancifully conceived or falsely devised …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Made-Up Lovesong 43 — Single infobox Name = Made Up Lovesong #43 Artist = Guillemots from Album = Through the Windowpane Released = June 26, 2006 Format = 7 , CD Recorded = 2005 2006 Genre = Rock Length = 3:41 Label = Polydor Producer = Fyfe Dangerfield Chart position …   Wikipedia

  • Made Up Stories (album) — Infobox Album Name = Made Up Stories Type = studio Artist = Released = January 19, 2009 (UK) Recorded = 2007 Genre = Pop rock Length = 41:46 Label = Epic Records Producer = Andy Green [http://allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg sql=10:hvfyxzyjldje T2… …   Wikipedia

  • Made Up Stories (song) — Infobox Single Name = Made Up Stories Artist = from Album = Made Up Stories Released = May 26, 2008 (UK) Format = CD Single, 7 Vinyl, Download Recorded = 2007 Genre = Pop rock/dance music Length = 3:57 Label = Epic Records Writer = Producer =… …   Wikipedia

  • made up out of whole cloth — See: OUT OF WHOLE CLOTH …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • made up out of whole cloth — See: OUT OF WHOLE CLOTH …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • True Stories I Made Up — Infobox Album Name = True Stories I Made Up Type = Live Artist = Daniel Tosh Released = start date|2005|11|8 Recorded = Irvine Improv, Irvine, California, 2005 [cite web | url = http://www.cduniverse.com/search/xx/music/pid/6982436/a/True+Stories+… …   Wikipedia

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