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Definition of the verb fancy up
What does fancy up mean as a doing phrase?
- put on special clothes to appear particularly appealing and attractive
- lexical domain: Body Actions - verbs of grooming, dressing and bodily care
- synonyms of fancy up: attire / deck out / deck up / dress up / fig out / fig up / get up / gussy up / overdress / prink / rig out / tog out / tog up / trick out / trick up
- more generic terms: dress / get dressed = put on clothes
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by Myles H. Bader
FANCY UP THE SOUP There are many way to fancy up the top of soup to make it look great for a party. You can add croutons, slices of cheese, or bread crusts; however, chefs like to use pasta. They cook some pasta and prepare it barely al dente and place all different shapes and colors on top of the soup just before serving it. Occasionally, Grandma will ...
The First Dictionary For The Internet Age by Anne H. Soukhanov
— fan- Ci-ly adv— fan ci-ness n fancy up vt to decorate something fan-Cy dreSS n unusual clothing worn to a social gathering, often depicting a famous person, fictional character, ...
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