Green’s Dictionary of Slang

made (up) adj.

(orig. Irish)

1. lucky, secure, well-off.

[UK]J. Curtis You’re in the Racket, Too 57: It’s as easy as kiss me arm and we’d be made then for life.
[Ire]P. Bracken Light of Other Days n.p.: She did vast washings, cooked repasts of many courses [...] We thought we were made up for life [BS].
[UK]K. Sampson Powder 7: Helmet was just made up to be there.

2. delighted, pleased.

[UK]J. McClure Spike Island (1981) 108: They said, ‘Bang, you’re going back in the ID permanently.’ Made up, I was.
[UK]K. Sampson Awaydays 82: A raggedy mob of junior Squad and various Woodchurch heads all made up to see us.
[UK]Indep. 1 June 20: If he was a Scouser he would have been well ‘made up’ over so many spondulicks.