trick someone/something out

DRESS (UP), attire, array, rig out, garb, get up; adorn, decorate, deck (out), bedeck, embellish, ornament, festoon; poetic/literary bedizen, caparison; archaic apparel.

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trick someone/something out (or up)
usu. be tricked out dress or decorate someone or something in an elaborate or showy way

a Marine tricked out in World War II kit and weaponry

late 15th cent.: perhaps associated with obsolete French s'estriquer

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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