dress (up) as (someone or something)

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dress (up) as (someone or something)

1. To wear clothing or accessories that cause one to look like someone or something else. My daughter plans to dress up as Cinderella for Halloween.
2. To outfit someone or something in clothing or accessories. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "dress" and "up" or "as" (if "up" is not being used). I have a friend who really enjoys dressing her dachshund as different historical figures.
See also: dress

dress (up) as someone or something

to dress in the manner of someone or something. l am going to dress up as a ghost for Halloween. Larry will dress up as the pumpkin from Cinderella.
See also: dress
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Danny Bonaduce (``The Other Half'') joined the fun by dressing up as a knight with his kids, but it was Curtis who really let loose by making music requests to the DJ and hanging out with daughter Annie and friends.
Whether it's dressing up as Mickey Mouse or sweating it out in Winnie the ``Pooh-robics,'' Club Disney is a place to indulge in imaginative adventures.