[1910s-40s] (Aus./N.Z.) to pursue women.
[1930s+] of a woman, to act in a promiscuous manner.
1. [1930s+] usu. of women, flashily overdressed.
2. [1950s+] applied to anything overdecorated, e.g. a ‘theme pub’.
1. [1930s+] of a person, to dress up.
2. [1950s+] of an object, to be decorated, to be ornamented.
[1940s] to flirt with.