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gussy

gus·sy

gussy

 
pronunciation:
guh si
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: gussied, gussies, gussying
definition: (informal) to dress in one's best clothes, or to dress in an exaggeratedly showy manner (usu. fol. by up).
He gussied up for the formal dance.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: (informal) to dress up; decorate for show (usu. fol. by up).
She gussied up her apartment for her new boyfriend.