made-up

adjective \ ˈmād-ˈəp \

Definition of made-up

1 : fully manufactured
2 : marked by the use of makeup
3 : fancifully conceived or falsely devised

First Known Use of made-up

1725

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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MADE-UP Defined for English Language Learners

made-up

Definition of made-up for English Language Learners

  • : created from the imagination : not true or real

  • : wearing makeup


MADE-UP Defined for Kids

made-up

adjective \ ˈmād-ˈəp \

Definition of made-up for Students

: created from the imagination
  • a made-up excuse


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