Definition of zhoosh in English:

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Pronunciation: /ZHo͝oSH/
(also zhush, zhuzh /ˈZHo͝oZH/)


[with object] informal
Make more exciting, lively, or attractive: the bag is a cool but economical way to zhoosh up many an outfit
More example sentences
  • He relies almost always on putting the men in question into a suit, and zhooshing up their hair.
  • In 1815 the Prince had employed John Nash, architect of Regent's Park, to zhoosh up his rather plain and classical farmhouse by the sea.
  • He swept into the group's headquarters, a team of hair stylists in tow, his objective to ‘zhoosh up’ the women's looks, he said.

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