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made-up (comparative more made-up, superlative most made-up)

  1. Invented or fabricated.
    He told me a made-up version of the events, but I demanded the truth.
  2. Changed by the application of cosmetics; wearing make-up.
    a freshly made-up clown
    • 2021 February 6, The Courier-Mail, page 4, column 1:
      A man at the complex said he had seen the often heavily made-up girls coming and going in luxury vehicles.
  3. Arranged or put together.
    The newly made-up front page had to be changed as the last-minute news arrived.
  4. (Britain, regional) Delighted, pleased, thrilled.
    I was made up when the local team won.

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