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gussy up

verb gus·sy up \ˈgə-sē-ˈəp\
gus·sied upgus·sy·ing up

Definition of GUSSY UP

transitive verb

Examples of GUSSY UP

  1. <gone are the days when the high school prom was held in the gym, which had been gussied up for the occasion>

Origin of GUSSY UP

origin unknown
First Known Use: 1952


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