black up

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black up (third-person singular simple present blacks up, present participle blacking up, simple past and past participle blacked up)

  1. (intransitive) To put on blackface makeup.
  2. (transitive) To make something (e.g. a film, cast, story line, etc.) more racially black in character; blackenize