To make someone/something better; to represent someone or something (ex. a city/town) that puts this person/thing/establishment in a positive light
"I put on for my city." - Young Jeezy
To suddenly use a mask of superficial personality or emotion to cover your real one, around everyone or a certain people to make them either:
1. like you
2. dislike you
3. feel sorry for you, or
4. be downright confused.
Also can be referred to as two faced
1. Jared is such a put-on when he brings me around his guys!
2. When she started crying and feeling sorry for herself, I could tell it was a put-on.
fooling or deceiving somebody is a put-on.
You say David always changes his girlfriends...
come on~ that must be a put-on
to provide with a drug hook up.
a real drug dealer puts it on, so the middlemen can sling it.
"homie i'm gonna put on for ya."
to put a bandanna over one's face in such a fashion that covers the entire bottom of his/her face. This is done before unlawful actions such as drive-bys and robberies to disguise one self.
put on: The street thug "put's on" before a gang war