get (all) dolled up

idiom

: to make oneself attractive with makeup and fancy or stylish clothes
She got (all) dolled up for the party.

Examples of get (all) dolled up in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Not the producers letting the women get all dolled up and excited to have a night with the Bachelor only to have a stranger crush their dreams! Kristen Baldwin, EW.com, 21 Feb. 2023 At this point, your sauce is ready to get dolled up—whipping cream and Parmesan are largely responsible for this. Jasmine Smith, Southern Living, 10 Sep. 2023 Watch on With Barbie the year's hottest flick, there are a lot of us who are going to want to get all dolled up for Halloween. Jill Gleeson, Country Living, 16 Aug. 2023 Two Barbie soundtrack songs get dolled up in the Global Excl. Gary Trust, Billboard, 31 July 2023 The rolls go in a cup and get dolled up with a parade of tasty toppings. Robin Soslow, Chron, 12 Sep. 2022 But after a year of minimal reasons to get dolled up, full glamour is back. Bella Cacciatore, Glamour, 15 Apr. 2021 Sunday's awards show, which went virtual in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, saw many stars get dolled up from the safety of their homes, despite the absence of a proper red carpet. Charles Trepany, USA TODAY, 1 Mar. 2021 The Fancy Schmancy Party Swap your joggers for a cocktail dress, get dolled up, and have a mini bash with all the glamour of the fanciest New Year’s Eve soirees. Michelle Stansbury, Marie Claire, 16 Dec. 2020 See More

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“Get (all) dolled up.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/get%20%28all%29%20dolled%20up. Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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