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(tr, adverb) slang to adorn or dress (oneself or another, esp a child) in a stylish or showy manner
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Words nearby doll up
dolled up, dollface, Dollfuss, dollhouse, dollop, doll up, dolly, dollyman, dolly mixture, dolly-posh, dolly shot
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How to use doll up in a sentence
I actually will doll up the frozen White Castles with fresh onions and cheese.Chrissy Teigen and the Rise of the Social Supermodel|Erin Cunningham|July 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He could doll up in his uniform any minute; he could even claim his place at the Captain's table, and meet the Girl.Vision House|C. N. Williamson
Amy's only doll up to this time had been a rag one, manufactured by her mother, and you can imagine her delight.Not Quite Eighteen|Susan Coolidge
Laughingly they scrambled to their feet and sat the French doll up, so they might look into the hole in the top of her head.Raggedy Andy Stories|Johnny Gruelle
Mr. Tucker greeted him hospitably and took him to his room while we went to ours to doll up a bit for lunch.Tripping with the Tucker Twins|Nell Speed
I'm not gathering up my strength; no—I shall never be the same man again—and life so insipid—and that poor old doll up stairs.The Tenants of Malory|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu