hopped-up

[hopt-uhp]
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adjective Slang.
  1. excited; enthusiastic; exuberant, especially overexuberant.
  2. having an engine with added power: a hopped-up jalopy.
  3. stimulated by narcotics; drugged; doped.

Origin of hopped-up

First recorded in 1920–25
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018


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Historical Examples of hopped-up

  • Maybe there would be a place in the asteroids for a hopped-up superman.

    Anything You Can Do ...

    Gordon Randall Garrett

  • Then where is this hopped-up layout anyway, fellah, if it ain't on Earth?

    Zehru of Xollar

    Hal K. Wells

  • Maybe they'd have a place in the asteroids for a hopped-up superman.

    Anything You Can Do

    Gordon Randall Garrett