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Definition of the verb smarten up
What does smarten up mean as a doing phrase?
- make neat, smart, or trim
- dress and groom with particular care, as for a special occasion
Alternative definition of the verb smarten up
- To wear smart clothes and look more stylish
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by Isaac Livingstone Asamoah
Smarten up: To make yourself look neat and tidy. E.g. You'll better smarten yourself up. 3236. Smarten up: To make something look neater. E.g. We need to smarten the place up a bit. 3237. Smash down: To hit a door, wall etc violently so that ...
by Alan Williams, Alison Whybrow
Attempting to smarten up excreta; futile exercise to make something fundamentally bad look marginally better. 2. Profoundly frustrating process of being told to improve something when it's effectively dead in the water; mildly scatological ...
Shorter Slang Dictionary (2003)
by Paul Beale, Eric Partridge
ponce up to smarten up, esp. flashily, as in to ponce oneself up; the house had been ponced up for the photographs. Since around 1925. poncy or poncey flashy, ostentatious. Since the early 20th century. poo see ...
by V.S. Matyushenkov
smarten up Br. 1. also smart oneself up make oneself look neat and tidy. 2. smarten smth. up (of rooms, etc.) make smth look neater. smartish esp.
by Anton Larsen
Cppubfe vt brush up, smarten up; (§u«) re )laster. -tlittg c brushing up etc. Cppnmpet part pumped up. Cppnft|e vt blow up, puff up, inflate.
by Oxford Dictionaries,
smarten verb (smarten up) make or become smarter. smash verb 1 break violently into pieces. 2 hit or collide forcefully. 3 (in sport) hit the ball hard. 4 completely defeat or destroy. •noun 1 an ...
by Oxford University Press
order, clear up, sort out, straighten up, spruce up, smarten up. objects.
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Smarten up Meaning
Video shows what smarten up means. To wear smart clothes and look more stylish. To make, or to become, less stupid or naive. Smarten up Meaning. How to ...
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