One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Dress someone in a specified smart, elaborate, or unusual way.‘he was got up in striped trousers and a dinner jacket’
dress, clothe, attire, garb, fit out, turn out, deck, deck out, trick out, trick up, costume, array, robe, accoutreView synonyms
- ‘She is right to be suspicious of a visitor got up in an old trilby hat and a raincoat that any Oxfam shop would reject with scorn.’
- ‘We wrote plays and acted them, got up in home-made costumes, to any audience we could press into service.’
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