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gussy up

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verb gus·sy up \ˈgə-sē-ˈəp\

Definition of gussy up

gus·sied upgus·sy·ing up

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  dress up, embellish



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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