But wrestling fans know better—Randy “The Ram” Robinson is going to suit up for an old-fashioned ass-kicking.
Back-to-back Derby winner Yoenis Céspedes will now suit up as an American League outfield reserve.
Andrew Garfield, the latest actor to suit up as Spidey in The Amazing Spider-Man, agrees.
Time to suit up: Tomorrow, the 2010 Wingnut Super Bowl kicks off on the Washington Mall.
Scotty and I will suit up, so our skins won't show at night, and have our Scuba equipment on.
The guide played it straight, told us exactly how to suit up.
He said the judge had said he must take enough of our cattle and horses to pay all it had cost for the suit up in San Francisco.
All personnel are advised to suit up, strap down and hang on.
James pulled the heavy folds of the suit up around Ross's body and held it while Ross extended his arms into the sleeve sections.
Now Gunnar tells them the whole story of the suit up to that time.
c.1300, "attendance at court, the company attending," also their livery or uniform, via Anglo-French siwte, from Old French suitte "attendance, act of following," from Gallo-Romance *sequita, fem. of *sequitus, from Latin secutus, past participle of sequi "to attend, follow" (see sequel).
Meaning "application to a court for justice, lawsuit" is first recorded early 15c. Meaning "set of clothes to be worn together" is attested from early 15c., from notion of the livery or uniform of court attendants. As a derisive term for "businessman," it dates from 1979. Meaning "set of playing cards bearing the same symbol" is first attested 1520s, also from the notion of livery. Hence, to follow suit (1670s), which is from card playing.
"be agreeable or convenient," 1570s, from suit (n.), probably from the notion of "provide with a set of new clothes."
Something that gives comfort and security; security blanket
[1892+; fr the use of a cloth soaked in sugar water to appease a suckling infant; sugar-teat is found by 1847]