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  1. dressed(p), dressed-up, dressed to the nines(p), dressed to kill(p), dolled up, spruced up, spiffed up, togged up(adj)

    dressed in fancy or formal clothing


  1. dressed to the nines(Adjective)

    Very fancily or formally dressed; wearing very showy or splendid clothing.

  2. Origin: many unproven theories exist; first recorded in the late 1700s.


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