verb (used with object), revved, rev·ving.
verb (used without object), revved, rev·ving.
Origin of rev
Examples from the Web for revved
(Complete CPAC Coverage) A couple of speakers later, Mike Huckabee revved up the crowd with his just-plain-folks sermonizing.
Now the anti-Islam film has people all revved up against the Americans.
In the last year, he has revved up his serve by 10 miles per hour.
He revved the engines impatiently as the big door rolled away and the stars burned in at him.The Sex Life of the Gods|Michael Knerr
Mike taxied back fast to the laboratory, turned the plane and revved up, holding on the brakes.
Well, between the time you revved up the motorcycle had you heard any more shots?Warren Commission (3 of 26): Hearings Vol. III (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
He revved up again and taxied as rapidly as he dared to the houseboat, swung broadside to it, and throttled back.
During the night the artillery fire declined, but it revved the next morning.
verb revs, revving or revved
1916, from earlier noun (1901), shortening of revolution, in reference to the internal combustion engine. Related: Revved; revving.