touch-up

noun \ ˈtəch-ˌəp \

Definition of touch-up

: an act or instance of touching up

First Known Use of touch-up

1733

in the meaning defined above

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touch up

verb

Definition of touch up

1 : to improve or perfect by small additional strokes or alterations : fix the minor and usually visible defects or damages of
2 : to stimulate by or as if by a flick of a whip

First Known Use of touch up

1656

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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