1Make (something) smarter in appearance: he spent part of the proceeds on smartening up his office
More example sentences
- Grandeur in appearance now that it had been smartened up, I desperately tried to avoid it.
- When Stefanidis moved in, the eastern boundary was ‘a rather sad wooden fence, so I put in a wall’, which smartens the place up and gives more privacy.
- We are looking at smartening it up and putting in an external food serving area the pupils could use at break and lunchtime.