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primp (oneself) up

to get dressed up; to fix oneself up by combing, brushing, adjusting, etc. Let me stop in the powder room and primp myself up a bit. I have to go in here and primp up.
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Primp has been worn by celebrity fashionistas Jessica Simpson in the reality series "The Newlyweds," Paris Hilton on "The Simple Life" and continues to be spotted on Hollywood "it" girls like Hayden Panitierre, Britney Spears, Rachel Bilson, Miley Cyrus, Tyra Banks, Lindsay Lohan and even Sasha Obama.
Other sponsors of the event -- hosted by Sex in the City's Kristin Davis -- include Primp, Jewelry by Veronique, Jessabelle makeup and Cosa Bella.
However, despite her apparent exhaustion, she still managed to primp and pose for the waiting photographers outside the studio.
Primp your lips by mixing these five shades to find one that's uniquely you.
A YOU should do the same as a bridesmaid at a heterosexual union - help to primp up and calm down the participants and witness the signing of the register.
Indeed, although singer-guitarist Kaia Wilson, drummer Melissa York, and bassist Alison Martlew rock while the boy groups simper and primp, they're all surprisingly after the same demographic.
Of those surveyed, 73% will devote at least a half-hour to primp for a night on the town, while only 42% will study for more than a half-hour the night before a test.
PRIMP LIKE A CELEB: Hollywood stars get practically everything free, from designer duds to cell phones to spa treatments.
Morgan/Bank One magnitude for a while, you can bet donuts to dollars that many of the lesser players are still rushing to primp and prep themselves, redefining themselves as worthy targets for acquisition.
Too often they regard popularity as a sign of mediocrity and are happy to stage obscure works in half-empty auditoriums because, for them, the real show takes place in the bar where polite society can preen and primp itself and tell itself that it's superior to the riff-raff outside.
We see it in the little primp she gives before answering the door for lesson 3, and in the look of complete untempered joy that steals across her face when she dances.
Sills is a splendid peacock, dipping into his larder for every gasp, primp and purr he can muster.
MINNEAPOLIS -- International law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP announced today that William Primps has joined the Trial group in the Firm's New York office as a Partner.