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dressing-upˌdressing-ˈup British English, dress-up American English noun [uncountable]  DGOa children’s game in which they put on special clothes and pretend that they are someone else
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dressing-upThis involved quite elaborate dressing-up, and the fun and laughter of those Boxing Day nights was a treasure indeed.Instead she advocated a return to elegance ... dressing-up in the widest, and often wildest, sense.Such dressing-up was, like glam rock before it, a boys' affair.
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