fancy up
transitive verb Date: 1934 to add superficial adornment to

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • fancy up — verb 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 • Syn: ↑overdress, ↑dress up, ↑fig out, ↑fig up, ↑deck up, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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