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trump up

transitive verb

Definition of TRUMP UP

1
:  to concoct especially with intent to deceive :  fabricate, invent
2
archaic :  to cite as support for an action or claim

Examples of TRUMP UP

  1. <a wife who was always trumping up little projects for her husband to do around the house>

First Known Use of TRUMP UP

1695

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