Definition of Pretty up

1. Verb. Use special care in dressing, making-up, etc.. "She dolled herself up for the night out with her friends"

Exact synonyms: Do Up, Doll Up, Glam Up
Generic synonyms: Groom, Neaten



Definition of Pretty up

1. Verb. (idiomatic) to prettify, to make pretty or prettier ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pretty Up

prettinesses
pretty
pretty-faced wallaby
pretty-pretty
pretty-print
pretty as a picture
pretty boy
pretty boys
pretty much
pretty penny
pretty pictures
pretty please
pretty please with sugar on top
pretty up (current term)
prettying
prettyish
prettyism
prettyisms
pretulite
pretumor
pretype
pretyped
pretypes
pretypified
pretypifies
pretypify
pretypifying
pretyping

Literary usage of Pretty up

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1889)
"I — I beg your pardon, sir; I don't mean to be rude," — for it suddenly struck Billy that this was a pretty up-and-down sort of a way for a little boy to ..."

2. The Genial Showman by Edward Peron Hingston (1881)
"Away in the rear and to the north-west of the pretty up-hill residences, is the Old Presidio, while to the east is the quaint old Mission Dolores, ..."

3. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1872)
"... until even the Lieutenant remarked that an old-fashioned country dance would look very pretty up here, on such a fine piece of green, and with all the ..."

4. Diary of a Tour in Sweden, Norway, and Russia, in 1827 by Leveson-Gower Westminster, Alexander Street Press (1879)
"The walk was very pretty up a very steep path for above a mile, through beautiful little woods. Eisenach lies in a valley in the middle of wooded hills, ..."

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