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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To improve in appearance (as by making neat, trim, spruce, or stylish).

Usage examples (30)
  • Verb (used with object) : Try to smarten up your outfit. ,Someone has to smarten him up about dealing with people
  • But expect is the operative word and unless the labels smarten up, that definitely won`t be the case.
  • I wish Dad would smarten the F up once and for all.
  • ‘And then he’ll smarten up the cottage, and sister for more
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