trick out

tricked out; tricking out; tricks out

Definition of trick out

transitive verb

1 : to dress (someone or oneself) especially in an unusual or elaborate way usually used with in … she tricked herself out in rhinestones, then sashayed into the studio …— Steve FishmanLast week … local merchants tricked themselves out in Santa-and-elf gear to deliver Christmas trees to the needy.— Chris ReidyThe Will Ferrell Tour started Thursday morning, at HoHoKam Stadium, when he tricked himself out in an Oakland A's uniform for batting practice amid a sea of cameras and accompanying hubbub.— Bob Dutton
2 : to decorate or equip (something) in an extravagant way tricked out his car often used with with The room was tricked out with ribbons and streamers.The billionaire electric-car tycoon said he's working on tricking out the forthcoming Tesla Roadster with rocket technology so it can hover above the ground.— Noah ManskarThe company rented a rather opulent McMansion far from the strip and tricked it out with sensors, connected light bulbs, smart locks and cameras.— Terrence O'Brien

First Known Use of trick out

1573, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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“Trick out.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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