Synonyms for dress up

Synonyms for (verb) dress up

Synonyms: trick out, trick up, tog out, tog up, prink, rig out, dress up, deck out, deck up, attire, overdress, get up, gussy up, fig out, fig up, fancy up

Definition: put on special clothes to appear particularly appealing and attractive

Usage: She never dresses up, even when she goes to the opera; The young girls were all fancied up for the party

Similar words: get dressed, dress

Definition: put on clothes

Usage: we had to dress quickly; dress the patient; Can the child dress by herself?


Synonyms: dress, dress up

Definition: dress in a certain manner

Usage: She dresses in the latest Paris fashion; he dressed up in a suit and tie

Similar words: get dressed, dress

Definition: put on clothes

Usage: we had to dress quickly; dress the patient; Can the child dress by herself?


Synonyms: costume, dress up

Definition: dress in a costume

Usage: We dressed up for Halloween as pumpkins

Similar words: apparel, clothe, fit out, garb, garment, enclothe, habilitate, raiment, tog, dress

Definition: provide with clothes or put clothes on

Usage: Parents must feed and dress their child


Synonyms: window-dress, dress up

Definition: make something appear superficially attractive

Usage: The researcher tried to dress up the uninteresting data; Don't try to dress up the unpleasant truth

Similar words: embellish, fancify, prettify, beautify

Definition: make more beautiful


Synonyms: bard, barde, caparison, dress up

Definition: put a caparison on

Usage: caparison the horses for the festive occasion

Similar words: embellish, decorate, beautify, adorn, grace, ornament

Definition: make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.

Usage: Decorate the room for the party; beautify yourself for the special day