Definition of Fig out
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 Fig Out
Literary usage of Fig out
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Biennial Report by California Dept. of Agriculture, California State Commission of Horticulture (1892)
"The packer takes a fig out of the basket before him, squeezes it flat, ... then turning the stem towards him he straightens the fig out, making the sides ..."
2. The treasury of David: containing an original exposition of the Book of psalms by Charles Haddon Spurgeon (1886)
"Jeremy tasted in his vision first a bitter fig out of one basket, thon a sweet fig out of the other. In the days of Moses the waters were first bitter, ..."
3. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1874)
"I 've always been told that they all like to be decorated as much as ever they can, and that 's natural ; but to go and fig out their horses like this ! ..."