dressed up

dandified, dressed in splendor; dressed, wearing clothes, clothed

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • dressed — [drest] adj 1.) get dressed to put your clothes on ▪ Go and get dressed! 2.) having your clothes on or wearing a particular type of clothes ▪ Aren t you dressed yet? half/fully dressed ▪ She lay down fully dressed on the bed. smartly/well… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • dressed — [ drest ] adjective * 1. ) wearing clothes of a particular type: dressed in: She was dressed in a black suit. dressed as: He went to the party dressed as a cowboy. well/badly/neatly etc. dressed: Emma was immaculately dressed. 2. ) someone who is …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • dressed-up — adj. attired in fancy or formal clothing. [Narrower terms: {dressed to kill(predicate)}] Syn: dressed to the nines(predicate), dolled up, spruced up, spiffed up. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dressed up — adjective 1. ) wearing formal clothes: He was all dressed up, like he was going somewhere fancy. 2. ) something that is dressed up is made to look better than it really is …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • dressed — adj. 1. same as {attired}. Syn: appareled, attired, clad, garbed, garmented, habilimented, robed. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC] 2. covered with medication or a bandage; of wounds. Syn: bandaged. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC] 3. trim and smooth; of lumber or stone. Syn …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dressed — dressed; un·dressed; …   English syllables

  • dressed — [[t]dre̱st[/t]] ♦♦♦ 1) ADJ: usu v link ADJ If you are dressed, you are wearing clothes rather than being naked or wearing your night clothes. If you get dressed, you put on your clothes. He was fully dressed, including shoes... He went into his… …   English dictionary

  • dressed — adjective 1 get dressed to put your clothes on: Go and get dressed! 2 having your clothes on: Aren t you dressed yet? | fully dressed (=with all your clothes on) 3 wearing a particular type of clothes (+ in/as): The older woman was dressed in a… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • dressed */ — UK [drest] / US adjective 1) wearing clothes of a particular type dressed in: She was dressed in a black suit. dressed as: He went to the party dressed as a cowboy. well/badly/neatly etc dressed: Emma was immaculately dressed. 2) someone who is… …   English dictionary

  • Dressed — Dress Dress (dr[e^]s), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dressed} (dr[e^]st) or {Drest}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dressing}.] [OF. drecier to make straight, raise, set up, prepare, arrange, F. dresser, (assumed) LL. directiare, fr. L. dirigere, directum, to direct;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dressed up — 1) ADJ GRADED: usu v link ADJ If someone is dressed up, they are wearing special clothes, in order to look smarter than usual or in order to disguise themselves. You re all dressed up. Are you going somewhere?... You don t have to get dressed up… …   English dictionary

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