Do up - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |də ʌp|
Brit.  |də ʌp|  British pronunciation of the word do up

verb

- wrap for decorative purposes
- use special care in dressing, making-up, etc.

Examples

There was a pile of gifts all done up in shiny paper.

You've done your buttons up the wrong way.

The skirt does up at the back.

She set about doing herself up.

Here and there in the street you come across a black man done up in a tweed suit.

Mary came to the party all done up in her best dress.

The hotel lobby was done up for Halloween.

Her long hair was done up in a tight bun.

Horses and riders were completely done up.

Some of the boys did me up last night.

...the whole house had been done up for Halloween...

Do up your coat!

Do up your shoelaces!

Can you do up my best shirt for tomorrow?

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