dress up phrasal verb definition in The fashion world topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

dress up

 phrasal verb: The fashion world topic
to wear clothes that are more formal than those you usually wear There's no need to dress up—come as you are. to put on special clothes, especially to pretend to be somebody/something different Kids love dressing up. The boys were all dressed up as pirates. (British English) dressing-up clothes (North American English) dress-up clothes

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