vamp up

/væmp əp/

Other forms: vamped up; vamping up; vamps up

Definitions of vamp up
  1. verb
    piece (something old) with a new part
    synonyms: vamp
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    type of:
    patch, piece
    to join or unite the pieces of
  2. verb
    make up
    synonyms: vamp
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    type of:
    cook up, fabricate, invent, make up, manufacture
    make up something artificial or untrue
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