smarten up
To wear smart clothes and look more stylish

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  • smarten up — verb 1. make neat, smart, or trim Spruce up your house for Spring titivate the child • Syn: ↑spruce up, ↑spruce, ↑titivate, ↑tittivate, ↑slick up, ↑spiff up …   Useful english dictionary

  • smarten up — UK US smarten (sb/sth) up Phrasal Verb with smarten({{}}/ˈsmɑːtən/ verb UK INFORMAL ► to improve your personal appearance or the appearance of something: »You ll need to buy a suit and smarten up a bit for the interview. »Staff were told to… …   Financial and business terms

  • smarten up — phrasal verb Word forms smarten up : present tense I/you/we/they smarten up he/she/it smartens up present participle smartening up past tense smartened up past participle smartened up 1) [intransitive/transitive] if you smarten up or smarten… …   English dictionary

  • smarten up — PHRASAL VERB If you smarten yourself or a place up, you make yourself or the place look neater and tidier. [V P n (not pron)] ...a 10 year programme to smarten up the London Underground... [V n P] She had wisely smartened herself up …   English dictionary

  • smarten up — be smarter, do not be stupid    People who drink and drive should smarten up …   English idioms

  • smarten up — Synonyms and related words: adorn, array, beautify, bedeck, bedizen, blazon, color, dandify, deck, deck out, decorate, dizen, doll up, dress, dress up, embellish, emblazon, embroider, enrich, fig out, fix up, furbish, garnish, grace, gussy up,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • smarten up or smarten someone/thing up — make or become smarter. → smarten …   English new terms dictionary

  • smarten — ► VERB (usu. smarten up) ▪ make or become smarter …   English terms dictionary

  • smarten sb up — UK US smarten (sb/sth) up Phrasal Verb with smarten({{}}/ˈsmɑːtən/ verb UK INFORMAL ► to improve your personal appearance or the appearance of something: »You ll need to buy a suit and smarten up a bit for the interview. »Staff were told to… …   Financial and business terms

  • smarten sb/sth up — UK US smarten (sb/sth) up Phrasal Verb with smarten({{}}/ˈsmɑːtən/ verb UK INFORMAL ► to improve your personal appearance or the appearance of something: »You ll need to buy a suit and smarten up a bit for the interview. »Staff were told to… …   Financial and business terms

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