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doll up

verb

Definition of doll up

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to dress elegantly or extravagantly

  3. 2 :  to make more attractive (as by decorating)

  4. intransitive verb
  5. :  to get dolled up



Examples of doll up in a sentence

  1. <if you were to doll up those Shaker-style rooms, you'd ruin their simple elegance>

  2. <got all dolled up for the party>



1906

First Known Use of doll up

1906


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