do up

verb

Definition of do up

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to prepare (as by cleaning or repairing) for wear or use do up a shirt

  3. 2a :  to wrap up do up a packageb :  put up, can

  4. 3a :  to deck out :  clotheb :  to furnish with something ornamental :  decorate

  5. 4 :  exhaust, wear out

  6. 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

1666

First Known Use of do up

1666



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