smarted up


Definition of smarted up

: made smart especially : dressed up : spruced up a woman hates to go on a safari for a cab when she's all smarted up— Christopher Morley

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First Known Use of smarted up

1832, in the meaning defined above

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“Smarted up.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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