trick out

verb
put on special clothes to appear particularly appealing and attractive (Freq. 1)
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She never dresses up, even when she goes to the opera

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The young girls were all fancied up for the party

Syn:
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
Hyponyms:
preen, ↑primp, ↑plume, ↑dress, ↑prank, ↑tart up, ↑enrobe, ↑bedizen, ↑dizen
Verb Group: ↑dress, ↑dress up, ↑costume
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s somebody

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Somebody ——s

(for: ↑dress up)
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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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