dress-up


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dress-up

(drĕs′ŭp′)
adj.
Of or relating to a situation requiring formal clothes or a costume: a dress-up event.
n.
The activity of trying on fanciful outfits.
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We hope the new dress-up range will allow children to let their imagination fly and embrace the magic of travel, she said.
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(http://instagram.com/) Instagram was flooded with pictures from the spooky-themed dress-up holiday on Wednesday night, offering an array of creative get-ups.
Via the dress-up clothing for "cowboys and Indians"--a game involving pretend battles with indigenous peoples for domination over lands--this article considers some of the practices of repetitive historical performance.
MY 3-YEAR-OLD, ISABELLE, LOVES TO play dress-up. My sister, Annette, recently bought her a big box full of rhinestone headbands, feathered boas, and dresses.
"I won't invite you to my birthday party!" But if I take direction well, I am rewarded with fierce hugs and robust kisses and am frequently brought presents consisting of found treasures: a marble, a toy wrench, a string of beads lovingly wrapped in a doll's blanket or a tissue or a scarf from the dress-up collection.