Home >> English Vocabulary >> Dress up

Dress up

English Vocabulary tips & definition with Gymglish.
Improve your English and try our online English lessons for free.


to dress (someone) up: to put (someone) in fancy, special clothes
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)
I dressed up as Luke Skywalker for Halloween.

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

Going further...

Still having difficulties with 'Dress up' Test our online English lessons and receive a free level assessment!

Do you have smart way of remembering this rule? A tip to avoid making a mistake on 'Dress up'?
Share it with us!