fancy up

/ˌfænsi əp/

Other forms: fancied up; fancies up

Definitions of fancy up
  1. verb
    put on special clothes to appear particularly appealing and attractive
    “The young girls were all fancied up for the party”
    synonyms: attire, deck out, deck up, dress up, fig out, fig up, get up, gussy up, overdress, prink, rig out, tog out, tog up, trick out, trick up
    dress, dress up
    dress in a certain manner
    costume, dress up
    dress in a costume
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    dress down, underdress
    dress informally and casually
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    dress, plume, preen, primp
    dress or groom with elaborate care
    dress up showily
    tart up
    dress up in a cheap and provocative way
    adorn with a robe
    bedizen, dizen
    dress up garishly and tastelessly
    type of:
    dress, get dressed
    put on clothes
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