made (up) adj.(orig. Irish)
1. lucky, secure, well-off.
|You’re in the Racket, Too 57: It’s as easy as kiss me arm and we’d be made then for life.|
|BS].Light of Other Days n.p.: She did vast washings, cooked repasts of many courses [...] We thought we were made up for life [|
|Powder 7: Helmet was just made up to be there.|
2. delighted, pleased.
|Spike Island (1981) 108: They said, ‘Bang, you’re going back in the ID permanently.’ Made up, I was.|
|Awaydays 82: A raggedy mob of junior Squad and various Woodchurch heads all made up to see us.|
|Indep. 1 June 20: If he was a Scouser he would have been well ‘made up’ over so many spondulicks.|