- to improve the capacity for speed or increase the efficiency of (a motor or engine) by increasing the richness of the fuel mixture or the efficiency of the fuel, or by adjusting the engine.
- to give spirit or vivacity to; enliven: a political rally souped up by the appearance of the candidates.
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Idioms for soup
- from the first through the last course of a meal.
- from beginning to end; to a complete, encompassing degree; leaving nothing out.
Origin of soup
OTHER WORDS FROM soupsoup·less, adjectivesoup·like, adjective
Words nearby soup
Example sentences from the Web for souped-up
And even with the souped-up batteries that power electric cars, those vehicles have limited range.
But he was said also to love roaring up Interstate 280 in a souped-up Porsche every now and then.
What was a 74-year-old pilot doing in a souped-up World War II fighter flying in an air race?
Can we return the souped-up Bugaboo strollers and turn off the shiny iPhone rattles in favor of simpler tools for raising a child?
British Dictionary definitions for souped-up
Word Origin for soup
Idioms and Phrases with souped-up
In addition to the idiom beginning with soup
- soup up
- duck soup
- from soup to nuts
- in the soup
- thick as thieves (pea soup)