trick out

put on special clothes to appear particularly appealing and attractive (Freq. 1)

She never dresses up, even when she goes to the opera


The young girls were all fancied up for the party

overdress, ↑dress up, ↑fig out, ↑fig up, ↑deck up, ↑gussy up, ↑fancy up, ↑trick up, ↑deck out, ↑prink, ↑attire, ↑get up, ↑rig out, ↑tog up, ↑tog out
Ant: ↑dress down (for: ↑dress up), ↑underdress (for: ↑overdress)
See Also: ↑dress (for: ↑dress up)
Derivationally related forms: ↑rigout (for: ↑rig out), ↑getup (for: ↑get up), ↑attire (for: ↑attire)
Hypernyms: ↑dress, ↑get dressed
preen, ↑primp, ↑plume, ↑dress, ↑prank, ↑tart up, ↑enrobe, ↑bedizen, ↑dizen
Verb Group: ↑dress, ↑dress up, ↑costume
Verb Frames:

Somebody ——s somebody


Somebody ——s

(for: ↑dress up)

Somebody ——s

(for: ↑overdress)

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ˌtrick ˈout ˌtrick ˈup [transitive] usually passive [present tense I/you/we/they trick out he/she/it tricks out present participle tricking out past tense tricked out past participle tricked out] phrasal verb
to decorate something in a particular way, or to wear a particular set of clothes

The shop was tricked out like a Middle Eastern bazaar.

Thesaurus: to make someone or something more attractivesynonym
Main entry: trick

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trick out [phrasal verb]
1 trick (someone) out : to dress (someone or yourself) in an unusual way
— usually + in

She was tricked out in a horrible, brightly colored costume.

2 trick (something) out or trick out (something) : to decorate (something)
— usually + with

The room was tricked out with ribbons and streamers.

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Main Entry:trick

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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