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English definition of “doll yourself up”

doll yourself up

often disapproving phrasal verb with doll     /dɒl/ US  /dɑːl/ verb
If a woman dolls herself up, she tries to make herself more attractive by putting on make-up and special clothes : I'm not going to doll myself up just to go to the shops .Putting clothes onDecorating or making something attractive
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