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English definition of “tart yourself up”

tart yourself up

UK informal disapproving or humorous
verb uk phrasal verb with tart   /tɑːt/ us    /tɑːrt/
to try to make yourself look more attractive by putting on make-up, jewellery, and fashionable clothes: She's still in the bathroom, tarting herself up.Decorating or making something attractive
(Definition of tart yourself up from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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