Dress up

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Definition

to dress (someone) up: to put (someone) in fancy, special clothes
verb
Bob spent an hour dressing Toby up for the Easter picnic. It was worth it for how smart he looked.

to be dressed up as/like (Spiderman): to be disguised as, to be wearing the clothes of, to wear a costume of (spiderman)
idiom
I dressed up as Luke Skywalker for Halloween.

to dress up or to get dressed up: to put on classy, elegant, sophisticated clothes
verb
The whole company got dressed up for the New Year's Eve party. It was like the Oscars.

Examples

  • "Technique : Dress up like ghosts, monsters and sexy nurses in order to extort the precious candy."
  • "Hannah : Well I've heard there are special 'event organizers' that plan theme events in interesting locations, say for example a 'Wild West' party on a ranch where everyone gets dressed up as cowboys."
  • "You know one Halloween I dressed up as a hot dog."
  • "How about a bank where everyone gets dressed up as accountants?"

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