hyped-up

[ hahypt-uhp ]
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adjectiveInformal.
  1. intensively or excessively stimulated or exaggerated: an economy hyped-up by arms spending.

Origin of hyped-up

1
First recorded in 1945–50

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How to use hyped-up in a sentence

  • What would happen if he, the great hyped-up superman, found that the Nipe had only been working at half his normal potential?

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British Dictionary definitions for hyped up

hyped up

adjective
  1. slang stimulated or excited by or as if by the effect of a stimulating drug

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