deck out

If a person or thing is decked out with or in something, they are decorated with it or wearing it, usually for a special occasion.

[be V-ed P] The cab was decked out with multi-coloured lights...

[V n P] She had decked him out from head to foot in expensive clothes. [Also V P n (not pron)]


English dictionary. 2008.

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  • deck out — (someone/something) to decorate someone or something in something special. The stewards were decked out in beautiful new uniforms. Some salesman had decked the car out, giving it racing wheels and stripes on the sides …   New idioms dictionary

  • deck out — verb put on special clothes to appear particularly appealing and attractive (Freq. 1) She never dresses up, even when she goes to the opera The young girls were all fancied up for the party • Syn: ↑overdress, ↑dress up, ↑fig out, ↑fig up, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • deck out — v. (D; refl., tr.) to deck out in (decked out in their Sunday best) * * * (D;refl.,tr.) to deck outin (deck outed out in their Sunday best) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • deck out — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms deck out : present tense I/you/we/they deck out he/she/it decks out present participle decking out past tense decked out past participle decked out to decorate a person or object with something, usually for a… …   English dictionary

  • deck out —    If you deck out someone or something, you dress or decorate them in a special way.     Paul decked out his car for the wedding …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • deck out — verb a) To decorate (something). They decked the bar out with World Cup paraphernalia for June and July. b) To dress (someone) in fancy clothes. He was decked out as a successful pimp. Syn: adorn …   Wiktionary

  • deck out — adj Dress up. Fred was really decked out for his date with Wendy. 1940s …   Historical dictionary of American slang

  • deck out — decorate; attach ornaments, lights, etc.; customize    His truck was all decked out with chrome trim and colored lights …   English idioms

  • deck out — v. dress with special clothes in order to look especially attractive and appealing; dress up; prink …   English contemporary dictionary

  • deck out someone — deck out (someone/something) to decorate someone or something in something special. The stewards were decked out in beautiful new uniforms. Some salesman had decked the car out, giving it racing wheels and stripes on the sides …   New idioms dictionary

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