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Overview of noun put-on

The noun put-on has 3 senses

Overview of verb put-on

The verb put on has 9 senses

  • wear, put on, get into, don, assume -- (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")

  • put on -- (add to something existing; "She put on a sun room")

  • put on -- (put on the stove or ready for cooking; "put on the tea, please!")

  • put on, turn in -- (carry out (performances); "They turned in a splendid effort"; "They turned in top jobs for the second straight game")

  • put on -- (add to the odometer; "He put on 1,000 miles on this trip")

  • mount, put on -- (prepare and supply with the necessary equipment for execution or performance; "mount a theater production"; "mount an attack"; "mount a play")

  • put on, apply -- (apply to a surface; "She applied paint to the back of the house"; "Put on make-up!")

  • gull, dupe, slang, befool, cod, fool, put on, take in, put one over, put one across -- (fool or hoax; "The immigrant was duped because he trusted everyone"; "You can't fool me!")

  • gain, put on -- (increase (one's body weight); "She gained 20 pounds when she stopped exercising")

Overview of adj put-on

The adj put on has 1 sense

  • assumed, false, fictitious, fictive, pretended, put on, sham -- (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")