dressed-up dressed-up

Definition(s):

  • (adj) dressed in fancy or formal clothing

Usage(s):

  1. Hotel gift shops are luring patrons with similarly dressed-up plastic bottles, some featuring the whole First Family.
  2. It was furthered by increased weekend living, during which men assumed a dressed-up casualness.
  3. They are to the vanished grind houses what the Disney-dressed-up 42nd Street is to the old, disreputable Deuce.

News

  • Outfit of the Week: The Chic Tourist

    A breezy look for sightseeing or catching a flight, this cobalt lace tank-dress gives a dressed-up vibe to an otherwise sporty silhouette. Silver flats act as a neutral and won't ruin your feet on long days out and about. No one will mistake you for a visitor in these updated ... More »        
    on July 9, 2013     Source: New York Magazine

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