Definition of got-up in US English:

got-up

adjective

  • 1With modifying adverb. That has been prepared, produced, dressed, or turned out in a specified way.

  • 2Artificially produced, elaborated, or adorned, for purposes of effect or deception.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in Diary; or, Woodfall's Register. From got, past participle of get + up, after to get up.

Pronunciation

got-up

/ˈɡɒtʌp/