Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To make pretty or prettier, especially in a superficial or insubstantial way.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To make pretty; embellish; especially, to make pretty in a petty, finical way, as by the excessive or fanciful use of ornament.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb make more beautiful

Etymologies

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From pretty +‎ -fy.

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