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putting on

verb
present participle of put on

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1 to place on one's person
  • I put on a coat and shoes to go outside

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2 to describe or express in too strong terms
  • some critics are putting it on when they say it's the best comedy ever made

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3 to present a false appearance of
  • put on a show of anger just for fun

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putting off

putting on

putting on an act

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“Putting on.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/putting%20on. Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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