[ hopt-uhp ]
/ ˈhɒptˈʌp /
excited; enthusiastic; exuberant, especially overexuberant.
having an engine with added power: a hopped-up jalopy.
stimulated by narcotics; drugged; doped.
Does The Story Behind The Word “Hip-Hop” Go Back To The Nineteenth Century?Thirty-two years ago, Keith “Cowboy” Wiggins, who was a member of Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five, was teasing a friend. The friend had just signed up to serve in the U.S. Army. Cowboy was mimicking the rhythm of marching soldiers by scat singing “hip hop hip hop.” He later used the phrase in a performance. Then the name began to be used by disco …
Origin of hopped-up
First recorded in 1920–25
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Maybe there would be a place in the asteroids for a hopped-up superman.Anything You Can Do ...|Gordon Randall Garrett
Maybe they'd have 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