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Rig out   /rɪg aʊt/   Listen
Rig out

verb
1.
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



... business. I know you can. I'll help you—Joe will help you. We'll talk things over to-night, and I know Joe will rig out something ...
— The Continental Monthly, Vol III, Issue VI, June, 1863 - Devoted to Literature and National Policy • Various

... 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, ...
— Fragments of Two Centuries - Glimpses of Country Life when George III. was King • Alfred Kingston

... the greasiest street, and among the most disreputable-looking people, that we found the "slop-shop" where, by my friend's orders, I was to "rig out" in clothes befitting my new line of life. He went in first, so he did not see the qualm that seized me on the doorstep. A revulsion so violent that it nearly made me sick then and there; and if some one had seized me by the nape of my neck, and landed me straightway at my desk in Uncle Henry's office, ...
— We and the World, Part II. (of II.) - A Book for Boys • Juliana Horatia Ewing



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



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