tog up


  • WordNet 3.6
    • v tog up put on special clothes to appear particularly appealing and attractive "She never dresses up, even when she goes to the opera","The young girls were all fancied up for the party"
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In literature:

Take this, and get Jane regularly togged up for this evening.
"The Secret Adversary" by Agatha Christie
Was it for old man Slauson y'u dug up all them togs, Slim?
"Wyoming, a Story of the Outdoor West" by William MacLeod Raine
Meet me about half-past seven, Walter, up in the room, all togged up.
"The Silent Bullet" by Arthur B. Reeve
On'y, if I was togged up regardless on a night like this I'd blue a cab fare.
"Number Seventeen" by Louis Tracy
The next day they came to a party at the Settlement House togged up in their plunder.
"The Precipice" by Elia Wilkinson Peattie
It is great fun for children to "tog up" and to "show off" in their play.
"How to Teach Religion" by George Herbert Betts
I didn't know him that day I met him with you, because they look so different all togged up to fly.
"Skyrider" by B. M. Bower
Observe my lady in curl-papers and my lady togged up for a dinner party.
"The Woman Beautiful" by Helen Follett Stevans
He had on what looked like a new suit of Arab togs, and he kept his face covered up, as I said.
"Asiatic Breezes" by Oliver Optic
Wouldn't mind togging up in kilts just to give the Prince of Wales a run for his money.
"The Complete Golfer [1905]" by Harry Vardon

In poetry:

A week ago he swung a pick
And sweated in a ditch.
Tonight he's togged up mighty slick,
And fancies himself rich.
With floozies, fine food, bubbly drink
He'll go to hell I think.
"Local Lad" by Robert W Service

In news:

Handsome, square-jawed blond guys in elegant golf togs, pursuing the game's own grail down the misty fairways of memory--if that adds up to a movie, it's one Robert Redford could direct in his sleep, right.