adjective Informal.

intensively or excessively stimulated or exaggerated: an economy hyped-up by arms spending.

Origin of hyped-up

First recorded in 1945–50
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  • Its energy-absorption rate, figured in terms of growth, expressed as a hyped-up discontinuous progression.

    The Leech

    Phillips Barbee