touch up

touch up  {v.}
1. To paint over (small imperfections.)
I want to touch up that scratch on the fender.
The woodwork is done, but there are a few places he has to touch up.
2. To improve with small additions or changes.
He touched up the photographic negative to make a sharper print.
It's a good speech, but it needs a little touching up.
3.  {slang}
To talk into lending; wheedle from.
He touched George up for five bucks.
Categories: slang verb