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trump up

transitive verb

Definition of trump up

  1. 1 :  to concoct especially with intent to deceive :  fabricate, invent

  2. 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>



1695

First Known Use of trump up

1695


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