warmed-up

[ wawrmd-uhp ]
/ ˈwɔrmdˈʌp /

adjective

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Example sentences from the Web for warmed-up

  • Yet all the same he was a stranger in a strange land, living on the sawdust and warmed-up soda-water of unutterable boredom.

    The Mountebank|William J. Locke
  • Then they sat down to enjoy a warmed-up but tasty supper, served by Sandy and Mrs. Swift.

  • He attached a certain value to Harmood's concessions of warmed-up coffee, and eggs which were a caution to poachers.

    It Never Can Happen Again|William De Morgan
  • Mr. Tuxbury would have helped the guests to beefsteak, and the rest of the family would have preferred the warmed-up veal stew.

    Jane Field|Mary E. Wilkins Freeman