made-up

adjective
\ ˈmād-ˈəp How to pronounce made-up (audio) \

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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/made-up. Accessed 1 Jun. 2020.

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made-up

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How to pronounce made-up (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of made-up

: created from the imagination : not true or real
: wearing makeup

made-up

adjective
\ ˈmād-ˈəp \

Kids Definition of made-up

: created from the imagination a made-up excuse

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