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English definition of “scrub up well”

scrub up well

UK informal approving
said about someone when they have made an effort to look nice : Mary scrubs up well.Personal hygiene and appearance - general wordsCleaning generally
(Definition of scrub up well from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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