Definition of dressed-up in English:

dressed-up

adjective

  • That has been dressed up; especially (of a person) clothed in a particularly stylish, elaborate, or ostentatious manner; (also) wearing a costume or fancy dress; (of clothing) enhanced with decorative accessories.

Origin

Mid 17th century. From dressed + up, after to dress up.

Pronunciation

dressed-up

/ˌdrɛst ˈʌp/