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fix-up

[fiks-uhp] /ˈfɪksˌʌp/
noun
1.
repair; improvement:
fix-ups that will make the house more salable.
Origin of fix-up
1825-1835
1825-35, Americanism; noun use of verb phrase fix up
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  • "Speckerlation" and "callerlation" and "fix-up" are specimens of words that were prolific in expression.

    In the Wilderness Charles Dudley Warner
Contemporary definitions for fix-up
noun

a date arranged by a third party

Usage Note

informal

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Slang definitions & phrases for fix-up

fix-up

noun

A date arranged by a third party: not sure if a fix-up is any better than a blind date

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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