oysgeputz, oysgeputs, oysgeputzt
- dressed-up, decked out in finery (Steinmetz), overembellished.
- Her dress was a nice color, but was just too oysgeputst.
Languages of Origin
Yiddish אויספּוצן 'oysputsn,' dressing up, adorning, past tense אויסגעפּוצט 'oysgeputst.'
Who Uses This
Ashkenazim: Jews with Ashkenazi heritage
Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).
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