Origin of made-up
Examples from the Web for made-up
Phonetic, made-up lyrics are another venerable tradition of folk music, and “pa-rum-pa-pa-pum” is iconic of the genre.
The ‘Obesity Epidemic’ Hits Coachella So do ‘Regis and the Philbins’ and several other made-up bands.Ellen DeGeneres, George W. Bush, A.J. Clemente & More Viral Videos|The Daily Beast Video|April 27, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Trailblazer might sound like a made-up award, but at least Watson said something meaningful.MTV Movie Awards 2013 Best Moments: Rebel Wilson & More (VIDEO)|Kevin Fallon|April 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He tried to deny he had said what he said, telling Fox Business Network this was “a made-up story.”Rick Santorum Sweeps the Louisiana Primary With Easy Win Over Mitt Romney|Howard Kurtz|March 25, 2012|DAILY BEAST
“People really have the impression that this is a made-up thing,” she tells The Daily Beast.
Did he really think she had been telling him a made-up story?I, Thou, and the Other One|Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
I gather from the fashionable novelist that no man can wear a made-up tie and be a gentleman.The Angel and the Author - and Others|Jerome K. Jerome
The eyebrows were made-up; it was a simple enough proceeding and made still more simple by the beaded veil.The Mystery of 31 New Inn|R. Austin Freeman
Our made-up wines are a great deal better than the natural ones in their own country.A Start in Life|Honore de Balzac
Those were the days of paper collars and "made-up" ties, and on state occasions a cluster diamond "bosom pin."The Champagne Standard|Mrs. John Lane