doll up

verb
Updated on: 8 Nov 2017

Definition of doll up

transitive verb
1 :to dress elegantly or extravagantly
2 :to make more attractive (as by decorating)
intransitive verb
:to get dolled up

Examples of doll up in a Sentence

  1. if you were to doll up those Shaker-style rooms, you'd ruin their simple elegance

  2. got all dolled up for the party

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First Known Use of doll up

1906



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