Definition of Dolled up
1. Adjective. Dressed in fancy or formal clothing.
Similar to: Clad, Clothed
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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! ..."