do up

verb

Definition of do up

transitive verb
1 :to prepare (as by cleaning or repairing) for wear or use
  • do up a shirt
2 a :to wrap up
  • do up a package
b :put up, can
3 a :to deck out :clothe
b :to furnish with something ornamental :decorate
5 :fasten

Examples of do up in a Sentence

  1. the whole house had been done up for Halloween

  2. on Wild West Day some of the women came to the office done up as showgirls, while the men were mostly outlaws

First Known Use of do up

1666



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