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"
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
Antonyms: Dress Down, Underdress
Lexicographical Neighbors of Deck Up
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 ..."