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Definition of buff up phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

buff up

 phrasal verb
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Phrasal Verbs

buff up

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buff yourself up

 
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(slang) to make yourself more attractive, especially by exercising in order to make your muscles bigger He buffed up to take the role of the commando captain.

buff somebody up

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buff something up

 
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(informal) to work on somebody/something to make them/it seem more attractive or impressive The team will have to buff up their tarnished image. The city spent $40 million buffing up the downtown area before the festival.
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