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
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fig Up
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Literary usage of Fig up
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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. ..."