What does play up mean?

Definitions for play up

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word play up.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. foreground, highlight, spotlight, play up(verb)

    move into the foreground to make more visible or prominent

    "The introduction highlighted the speaker's distinguished career in linguistics"

  2. cozy up, cotton up, shine up, play up, sidle up, suck up(verb)

    ingratiate oneself to; often with insincere behavior

    "She is playing up to the chairman"


  1. play up(Verb)

    To misbehave

  2. play up(Verb)

    To make or attempt to make something appear more important, likely or obvious; to showcase or highlight


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of play up in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of play up in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Images & Illustrations of play up

  1. play upplay upplay up


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