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gussy up

verb

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to make more attractive by adding something that is beautiful or becoming
  • gone are the days when the high school prom was held in the gym, which had been gussied up for the occasion

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The first known use of gussy up was in 1952

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“Gussy up.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/gussy%20up. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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