made-up

[meyd-uhp]

adjective

concocted; falsely fabricated or invented: a made-up story.
being in makeup; wearing facial cosmetics.
put together; finished.

Nearby words

  1. made to measure,
  2. made to order,
  3. made-down bed,
  4. made-to-measure,
  5. made-to-order,
  6. madeira,
  7. madeira cake,
  8. madeira embroidery,
  9. madeira topaz,
  10. madeira vine

Origin of made-up

First recorded in 1600–10

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British Dictionary definitions for made-up

made-up

adjective

invented; fictionala made-up story
wearing make-upa well made-up woman
put together; assembled
(of a road) surfaced with asphalt, concrete, etc
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