Can we return the souped-up Bugaboo strollers and turn off the shiny iPhone rattles in favor of simpler tools for raising a child?
And even with the souped-up batteries that power electric cars, those vehicles have limited range.
But he was said also to love roaring up Interstate 280 in a souped-up Porsche every now and then.
What was a 74-year-old pilot doing in a souped-up World War II fighter flying in an air race?
The souped-up scarf comes in a Moroccan black and saffron tile print.
mechanically modified to increase the power or attractiveness
"liquid food," 1650s, from French soupe "soup, broth" (13c.), from Late Latin suppa "bread soaked in broth," from a Germanic source (cf. Middle Dutch sop "sop, broth"), from Proto-Germanic *sup-, from PIE *sub-, from root *seue- (2) "to take liquid" (see sup (v.2)).
Primordial soup is from a concept first expressed 1929 by J.B.S. Haldane. Soup to nuts "everything" is from 1910. Soup-kitchen, "public establishment supported by voluntary contributions, for preparing and serving soup to the poor at no cost" is attested from 1839. In Ireland, souper meant "Protestant clergyman seeking to make proselytes by dispensing soup in charity" (1854).