Definition of Deck up

1. Verb. Put on special clothes to appear particularly appealing and attractive. "The young girls were all fancied up for the party"

Exact synonyms: Attire, Deck Out, Dress Up, Fancy Up, Fig Out, Fig Up, Get Up, Gussy Up, Overdress, Prink, Rig Out, Tog Out, Tog Up, Trick Out, Trick Up
Specialized synonyms: Dress, Plume, Preen, Primp, Prank, Tart Up, Enrobe, Bedizen, Dizen
Related verbs: Dress, Dress Up, Costume, Dress Up
Generic synonyms: Dress, Get Dressed
Derivative terms: Attire, Getup, Rigout
Also: Dress
Antonyms: Dress Down, Underdress



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Deck Up

decivilize
decivilized
decivilizes
decivilizing
deck
deck-house
deck chair
deck chairs
deck grip
deck of cards
deck out
deck roof
deck shoe
deck shoes
deck tennis
deck up (current term)
deckchair
deckchairs
decked
decked(p)
decked out
decked out(p)
deckel
deckels
decker
deckers
deckhand
deckhands
deckhead
deckheads

Literary usage of Deck up

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Bridge Engineering by John Alexander Low Waddell (1916)
"31e. Fratt Bridge over the Missouri River at Kansas City, Mo.—Lifting deck up 727 Fig. 31/. Arkansas River Bridge between Fort Smith and Van Buren, ..."

2. The Nonsensical U.S.A. by Stuart Basham Stone (1912)
"Because of local regulations, card-players are compelled to keep the entire deck up their sleeves, instead of merely the aces. Utah: A Western province ..."

3. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1823)
"... up on deck, up on deck, all of you"—speedily dispersed these visionaries and their crowded assemblies. CHAPTER IX. " Say, shall I sing of a war-ship's ..."

4. The History of Rome by Wilhelm Ihne (1871)
"Perhaps there was a second part to the ladder fixed to it with hinges, leading from the deck up towards the mast, and serving at the same time to move the ..."

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