Definition of Fig 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 Fig Up
fig up (current term)
Literary usage of Fig up
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A New Malagasy-English Dictionary by James Richardson (1885)
"To cut the throat. up a dispute previously settled ; fig. up.] Agitation, the act of stirring having the throat cut and being able to lift up the head. ..."
2. Thómas Saga Erkibyskups: A Life of Archbishop Thomas Becket, in Icelandic by Eiríkr Magnússon (1883)
"Fig. up and astir : hefir harm .«ik uppi, I., .50,39; 'áta n. to promulgate, to publish, I., 458, j. Upp-kast, n., suggestion, proposal, 1., 21G,6. ..."