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fired up

adjective phrase

  1. Drunk (1850+)
  2. Angry (1824+)
  3. (also all fired up) Full of enthusiasm, energy, and resolve: If he gets fired up he's unbeatable (1970s+)
The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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  • Most women under the circumstances would have fired up—repelled the insinuation angrily.

    Renshaw Fanning's Quest Bertram Mitford
  • Gilmore fired up at once, and demanded to know the meaning of this.

    The Vicar of Bullhampton Anthony Trollope
  • Perchance if that cry had come from Heaven he would have fired up at Heaven itself!

    The Day of Wrath Maurus Jkai
  • But instead of that he fired up with the most virtuous indignation.

    My Friend Smith Talbot Baines Reed
  • Then she fired up, refused to withdraw the names, and offered to resign.

    The Testing of Diana Mallory Mrs. Humphry Ward

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