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made-up

[meyd-uhp] /ˈmeɪdˈʌp/
adjective
1.
concocted; falsely fabricated or invented:
a made-up story.
2.
being in makeup; wearing facial cosmetics.
3.
put together; finished.
Origin
1600-1610
1600-10
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Examples from the web for made-up
  • Lyrics are filled with symbolism, and singers sometimes use made-up sounds to help create the stories and rhythmic poetry.
  • The actual writing was done in a more or less made-up style full of tortured word order and stilted flourishes.
  • Her beautifully made-up face rarely cracked a smile, and when it did, looked tight and strained.
  • It was quite tricky because he's such a made-up character, in a way.
  • No muscular tic or twitch haunts her perfectly made-up face.
British Dictionary definitions for made-up

made-up

adjective
1.
invented; fictional: a made-up story
2.
wearing make-up: a well made-up woman
3.
put together; assembled
4.
(of a road) surfaced with asphalt, concrete, etc
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