Definition of Dolled up

1. Adjective. Dressed in fancy or formal clothing.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dolled Up

dollarfish
dollarfishes
dollarisation
dollarization
dollarize
dollarized
dollarizes
dollarizing
dollarless
dollars
dollars to donuts
dollarwise
dolldom
dolldoms
dolled
dolled up (current term)
dollface
dollfaces
dollhood
dollhoods
dollhouse
dollhouselike
dollhouses
dollied
dollier
dolliers
dollies
dolling
dollish
dollishly

Literary usage of Dolled up

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1. The American Language: An Inquiry Into the Development of English in the by Henry Louis Mencken (1921)
"... come-down, hand-out, start- off, wind-up, run-in, balled-up, dolled-up, bang-up, turn-do-wn, frame- up, stop-over, jump-off, call-down, ..."

2. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1844)
"... and whistling workmen, being dolled up again. The straight roads string all this on an old plan. The stranger feels abnormally keyed up; ..."

3. Main Street by Sinclair Lewis (1920)
"All dolled up like a plush horse today, ain't we!" Carol was exceeding sick. Her herald from the outside was Erik Valborg, "Elizabeth." Apprentice tailor! ..."

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