het up

[ het ]
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adjectiveInformal.
  1. indignant; irate; upset: She was really het up about the new city tax.

  2. enthusiastic: John is suddenly het up about racing cars.

Origin of het up

1
1920–25; het, archaic or dial. past participle of heat + up

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How to use het up in a sentence

  • Dem children ain' never gwine send yo' back to de stable, so het up, yo' cyant eat er drink fo' an hour.

    Peggy Stewart at School | Gabrielle E. Jackson

British Dictionary definitions for het up

het up

adjective
  1. angry; excited: too many people are getting het up about money in rugby

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