verb (used with object) Informal.
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Examples from the Web for psych
Psych was a show always keenly aware of its spot in the pop culture universe.I Watched ‘Psych’ For 8 Years and All I Got Was This Lackluster Finale|Chancellor Agard|March 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
After close to a two-year wait, Psych: The Musical will finally air this Sunday on USA.
Why couldn't they find a psych bed anywhere in southwestern Virginia for Gus Deeds?
The “toy” starts feeling like an experimental prop from a psych lab.
Waiting patiently in a line of at least 30 ambulances, Carrasquillo was to transport a psych patient to Mt. Sinai.Hundreds Evacuated From NYU’s Tisch Hospital in Hurricane Sandy|Abby Haglage|October 30, 2012|DAILY BEAST
I felt guilty over not going to Psych, but there just wasn't the time.
But I count myself as one of the lucky ones because throughout all of times in and out of psych.Dreaming of Dreaming|Peter E. Williams
Would you mind if I spent an hour in Psych for reorientation?
When I think of my wasted years in college and of how I was always going to take hold of Psych.At Good Old Siwash|George Fitch
That was the trouble with crews of ships when they thought they might be held up by psych over something.Unthinkable|Roger Phillips Graham
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Word Origin for psych
Word Origin and History for psych
as a noun, short for psychology in various senses (e.g. as an academic study, in student slang by 1895). As a verb, first attested 1917 as "to subject to psychoanalysis," short for psychoanalyze. From 1934 as "to outsmart" (also psych out); from 1963 as "to unnerve." However to psych (oneself) up is from 1972; to be psyched up is attested from 1968.