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Definition of Put on

Babylon English

wear, clothe oneself with; load; pretend
Put on Definition from Arts & Humanities Dictionaries & Glossaries
English-Latin Online Dictionary
inicio inieci iniectum
Put on Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
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put-on
n
1. a composition that imitates somebody's style in a humorous way [syn: parody, lampoon, spoof, sendup, mockery, takeoff, burlesque, travesty, charade, pasquinade]


2. something intended to deceive; deliberate trickery intended to gain an advantage [syn: fraud, fraudulence, dupery, hoax, humbug]


3. a ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement [syn: antic, joke, prank, trick, caper]



ENGLISH IDIOMS 2.EDITION
fool or joke with someone, tease, pretend I think that he is putting me on. I don`t believe that he will move to Rome.
Shakespeare Words
incite. [Othello]; reveal. [Julius Caesar]
Australian Slang
something that if one eats this or drinks this he will become a man or fill himself fitter, stronger
act in a cowardly way
delay immediate action on
behave pretentiously; put on airs
to drink too much (alcohol)
denigrate; criticise
1) ask (something) of (someone) in such a manner that refusal is difficult; pressure (someone); 2) pressure (someone) for sexual favours
to put water on to boil, usually camping out to make a cup of tea
to ask for money; cadge
1. apply pressure in pursuit of agreement to a proposal (often sex related); 2. ask a favour of; 3. ask another for sexual intercourse
put a stop to
bring bad luck to; jinx
jinx (someone); cause (someone) to have bad luck (short for “mozzle”)
frighten (someone)
apply pressure; intimidate; coerce: “put the screws on a debtor”
render useless, motionless or powerless
WordNet 2.0

Verb
1. put clothing on one's body; "What should I wear today?"; "He put on his best suit for the wedding"; "The princess donned a long blue dress"; "The queen assumed the stately robes"; "He got into his jeans"
(synonym) wear, get into, don, assume
(hypernym) dress, get dressed
(hyponym) hat
2. add to something existing; "She put on a sun room"
(hypernym) add
3. put on the stove or ready for cooking; "put on the tea, please!"
(hypernym) cook, fix, ready, make, prepare
(classification) cooking, cookery, preparation
4. carry out (performances); "They turned in a splendid effort"; "They turned in top jobs for the second straight game"
(synonym) turn in
(hypernym) make, create
5. add to the odometer; "He put on 1,000 miles on this trip"
(hypernym) add
6. prepare and supply with the necessary equipment for execution or performance; "mount a theater production"; "mount an attack"; "mount a play"
(synonym) mount
(hypernym) organize, organise, prepare, devise, get up, machinate
(hyponym) rerun
7. apply to a surface; "She applied paint to the back of the house"; "Put on make-up!"
(synonym) apply
(hypernym) cover
(hyponym) dab, swab, swob
8. fool or hoax; "The immigrant was duped because he trusted everyone"; "You can't fool me!"
(synonym) gull, dupe, slang, befool, cod, fool, take in, put one over, put one across
(hypernym) deceive, betray, lead astray
(hyponym) pull the leg of, kid
(derivation) fraud, fraudulence, dupery, hoax, humbug, put-on
9. increase (one's body weight); "She gained 20 pounds when she stopped exercising"
(synonym) gain
(hypernym) change state, turn
(hyponym) round, flesh out, fill out

Adjective
1. adopted in order to deceive; "an assumed name"; "an assumed cheerfulness"; "a fictitious address"; "fictive sympathy"; "a pretended interest"; "a put-on childish voice"; "sham modesty"
(synonym) assumed, false, fictitious, fictive, pretended, sham
(similar) counterfeit, imitative

Noun
1. a composition that imitates somebody's style in a humorous way
(synonym) parody, lampoon, spoof, sendup, mockery, takeoff, burlesque, travesty, charade, pasquinade
(hypernym) caricature, imitation, impersonation
2. something intended to deceive; deliberate trickery intended to gain an advantage
(synonym) fraud, fraudulence, dupery, hoax, humbug
(hypernym) trickery, chicanery, chicane, guile, wile, shenanigan
(hyponym) goldbrick
(derivation) gull, dupe, slang, befool, cod, fool, put on, take in, put one over, put one across
3. a ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement
(synonym) antic, joke, prank, trick, caper
(hypernym) diversion, recreation
(hyponym) dirty trick
Put on Definition from Business & Finance Dictionaries & Glossaries
Campbell R. Harvey's Hypertextual Finance Glossary
Used for listed equity securities. Trade, or  cross, a block of stock at the designated price and quantity. See: print.
Copyright © 2000, Campbell R. Harvey. All Rights Reserved.
Put on Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
"Put On" is a song written and performed by American hip hop recording artists Young Jeezy and Kanye West, taken from the former's third studio album, The Recession. The song was released as the album's lead single on June 3, 2008. West uses the popular Auto-Tune effect for his verse. The song received a Grammy nomination for Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group.

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Put on Definition from Entertainment & Music Dictionaries & Glossaries
English - Klingon
v. Hotlh - put on screen
v. tuQmoH - clothes