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doll up

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of doll up

  1. 1 to make more attractive by adding something that is beautiful or becoming <if you were to doll up those Shaker-style rooms, you'd ruin their simple elegance> Synonyms adorn, array, beautify, bedeck, bedizen, blazon, caparison, deck, do, decorate, do up, drape, dress, embellish, emblaze, emboss, enrich, fancify, fancy up, festoon, garnish, glitz (up), grace, gussy up, ornament, pretty (up), trimRelated Words accessorize, dress up, trap, trick (out); brighten, freshen, smarten, spruce (up); boss, chase; braid, embroider, feather, figure, filigree, fillet, flounce, frill, fringe, furbelow, garland, hang, lace, ribbon, swag, wreathe; appliqué, gild, paint; diamond, gem, impearl, jewel, pearl; redecorate, redoNear Antonyms simplify, streamline; bare, denude, dismantle, display, divest, expose, reveal, strip, uncover; uglifyAntonyms blemish, deface, disfigure, mar, scar, spoil

  2. 2 to put on one's best or formal clothes <got all dolled up for the party> Synonyms dress up, dressRelated Words preen, primp, prink, smarten (up); accessorize; apparel, array, attire, bedeck, bedizen, caparison, clothe, costume, deck, dude (up), garb, garment, invest, rig (out), robe, suit, tog (out or up)




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