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dress-up

[dres-uhp] /ˈdrɛsˌʌp/
adjective
1.
being an occasion, situation, etc., for which one must be somewhat formally well-dressed:
the first dress-up dance of the season.
noun
2.
Informal.. Usually, dress-ups.
  1. a person's best clothes:
    Wear your dress-ups for the reception.
  2. accessories or other added features:
    a car with custom dress-ups.
Origin
1665-1675
1665-75; noun, adj. use of verb phrase dress up
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  • Such concepts tend to be simple: plastic building blocks, a dress-up doll, stick-on faces for vegetables.
  • Our focus is art and painting and dress-up and singing.

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