hyped-up
adjective see hype II

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  • hyped up — adj informal [Date: 1900 2000; Origin: hypodermic] very excited or nervous and unable to keep still ▪ Wayne was so hyped up that we thought he was drunk …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • hyped up — [ ,haıpt ʌp ] adjective INFORMAL feeling very excited and nervous …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • hyped-up' — adjective 1. Excessively promoted 2. Artificial, fake • • • Main Entry: ↑hype …   Useful english dictionary

  • hyped up — adj excited, anxious, overwrought, stimulated, stirred, exhilarated, thrilled, elated, in high spirits, enthusiastic, eager, moved, beside yourself, animated, worked up, wrought up, agitated, restless, frantic, frenzied, wild COLLOQ. high, on the …   Useful english dictionary

  • hyped (up) — 1. mod. excited; stimulated. □ They were all hyped up before the game. □ She said she had to get hyped before the tennis match. 2. mod. contrived; heavily promoted; falsely advertised. □ I just won’t pay good money to see these hyped up movies …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • hyped up — also hyped up ADJ GRADED If someone is hyped up about something, they are very excited or anxious about it. [INFORMAL] We were both so hyped up about buying the house, we could not wait to get in there …   English dictionary

  • hyped-up — /huypt up /, adj. Informal. intensively or excessively stimulated or exaggerated: an economy hyped up by arms spending. [1945 50] * * * …   Universalium

  • hyped-up — adjective see hype III * * * /huypt up /, adj. Informal. intensively or excessively stimulated or exaggerated: an economy hyped up by arms spending. [1945 50] …   Useful english dictionary

  • hyped-up — see hyped up …   English dictionary

  • hyped-up — have an excess of energy, be excited She has been hyped up all morning because she will go to Italy for a holiday next week …   Idioms and examples

  • hyped up — adjective (not before noun) informal excited or nervous about something that is going to happen (+ about): Jerry is really hyped up about his exams …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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