Definition of Doctor up

1. Verb. Alter and make impure, as with the intention to deceive. "Sophisticate rose water with geraniol"

Exact synonyms: Doctor, Sophisticate
Generic synonyms: Adulterate, Debase, Dilute, Load, Stretch



Definition of Doctor up

1. Verb. To falsify, or modify something, so that it appears to be better than it is. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Doctor Up

docosenoyl
docquet
docqueted
docqueting
docquets
docquetted
docquetting
docs
doctor
doctor's bill
doctor's degree
doctor's orders
doctor-fish
doctor-patient relation
doctor up (current term)
doctoral
doctoral thesis
doctorally
doctorands
doctorate
doctorates
doctored
doctorer
doctorers
doctoress
doctoresses
doctorfish
doctorfishes
doctorhood

Literary usage of Doctor up

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1. Publications by English Dialect Society (1875)
"doctor up [dauk-tur aup-], vt To patch up; to cobble; to repair in a ... so we was fo'ced to bide and doctor up th' old trap vore we could come on. ..."

2. Our Boys and Girls by Oliver Optic (1871)
""Then let me get the doctor up here; I don't believe but he can tell you of something ... Hathaway brought the doctor up, after having sworn him to secrecy. ..."

3. Treaty of Peace with Germany by Germany (1918- ), Germany (1918- ) Treaties, etc. 1918-, Allied and Associated Powers (1914-1920), United States Congress Senate, Germany, etc. 1918 Treaties, June 28 Treaty with Germany, 1919 (1919)
"House told Mr. Auchincloss not to take it up to the President, and asked me if I could doctor up the reply of Mr. Auchincloss and Mr. Miller to the Nansen ..."

4. Treaty of Peace with Germany by Germany (1918- ), Germany (1918- ) Treaties, etc. 1918-, Allied and Associated Powers (1914-1920), United States Congress Senate, Germany, etc. 1918 Treaties, June 28 Treaty with Germany, 1919 (1919)
"This is my attempt to doctor up the Auchincloss-Miller proposition. In spite of every effort I could make to obtain definite action on it, the reply was ..."

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