|1.||[ verb ] (clothing) dress excessively|
"You should not overclothe the child--she will be too hot."
|2.||[ verb ] (clothing) put on special clothes to appear particularly appealing and attractive|
|Synonyms:||dress_up trick_out deck_out get_up gussy_up deck_up fancy_up trick_up prink attire fig_up rig_out tog_up tog_out fig_out|
"She never dresses up, even when she goes to the opera" "The young girls were all fancied up for the party"
|Related terms:||dress_down dress preen prank enrobe tart_up bedizen dress dress costume attire outfit|