get\ couthed\ up

v. phr. slang
To get oneself dressed up neatly and look elegant and presentable.

What are you getting all couthed up for?

(this derives from "uncouth" ("outlandish, ill-mannered") by leaving off the prefix "un-".)

Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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  • get couthed up — {v. phr.}, {slang} To get oneself dressed up neatly and look elegant and presentable. * /What are you getting all couthed up for?/ (This derives from uncouth ( outlandish, ill mannered ) by leaving off the prefix un .) …   Dictionary of American idioms

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