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Rig out   /rɪg aʊt/   Listen
Rig out

Put on special clothes to appear particularly appealing and attractive.  Synonyms: attire, deck out, deck up, dress up, fancy up, fig out, fig up, get up, gussy up, overdress, prink, tog out, tog up, trick out, trick up.  "The young girls were all fancied up for the party"

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"Rig out" Quotes from Famous Books

... at the stern and rather high out of water unless very heavily laden. She has one stout mast, cross-trees, and a light topmast. She has an enormous yard, much longer than herself, on which is bent the high peaked mainsail. She carries a gaff-top-sail, fore-staysail, jib and flying-jib, and can rig out all sorts of light sails when she is before the wind. She is a good sea boat, but slow and clumsy, and needs a strong ...
— The Children of the King • F. Marion Crawford

... see that the chubby-fisted little fellows who, not possessing even a doll, rig out a little stump of an old sailor or soldier, or even a bunch of greenery on a stick, as well as the girls who now promenade their dolls of varying degrees of respectability, have an historical background of some dignity, when, on the morning of the first of May, they line our streets and reflect ...
— Fragments of Two Centuries - Glimpses of Country Life when George III. was King • Alfred Kingston

Words linked to "Rig out" :   prink, rigout, dress, bedizen, costume, overdress, plume, trick out, preen, fancy up, tog up, enrobe, prank, dress down, get dressed, primp, fig out, dizen, tart up, underdress

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