hopped-up
adjective Date: 1920 1. a. full of enthusiasm or excitement; also overly excited b. being under the influence of a narcotic c. more exciting or attractive than normal or usual 2. having more than usual power ; being souped up

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  • hopped up — {adj.}, {slang} 1. Doped with a narcotic drug. * /Police found Jones hiding in an opium den, among other men all hopped up with the drug./ 2. Full of eagerness; excited. * /Fred was all hopped up about going over the ocean./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • hopped up — {adj.}, {slang} 1. Doped with a narcotic drug. * /Police found Jones hiding in an opium den, among other men all hopped up with the drug./ 2. Full of eagerness; excited. * /Fred was all hopped up about going over the ocean./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • hopped-up — adj AmE informal 1.) happy and excited, especially after taking drugs 2.) a hopped up car, engine etc has been made much more powerful …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • hopped-up — [ ,hapt ʌp ] adjective AMERICAN INFORMAL excited by something, often because of taking illegal drugs …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • hopped-up — adjective 1. (of an automobile) having the engine modified to give extra power a hopped up jalopy • Similar to: ↑powered • Topics: ↑car, ↑auto, ↑automobile, ↑machine, ↑motorcar …   Useful english dictionary

  • hopped up — 1. mod. stimulated by drugs. (Drugs.) □ The two of them were hopped up most of the time. □ Two hopped up kids were hunkered down in the alley. 2. mod. [of a car] customized and speeded up. □ As soon as I get this hog hopped up, you’ll see some… …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • hopped up — very active and excited. The union is hopped up about rumors that some of these jobs may be eliminated. Usage notes: often used to describe someone who is influenced by drugs: I was pretty hopped up on coffee. I don t want some guy hopped up on… …   New idioms dictionary

  • hopped\ up — adj slang 1. Doped with a narcotic drug. Police found Jones hiding in an opium den, among other men all hopped up with the drug. 2. Full of eagerness; excited. Fred was all hopped up about going over the ocean …   Словарь американских идиом

  • hopped-up — adjective AmE slang 1 happy and excited, especially because of the effects of drugs 2 a hopped up car, engine etc has been made much more powerful: a hopped up Mustang …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • hopped up — Synonyms and related words: agog, antsy, antsy pantsy, anxious, aquiver, aroused, atingle, atwitter, breathless, bursting, carried away, chafing, doped, eager, ebullient, edgy, effervescent, excited, exhilarated, fired, fretful, fretting, hasty,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • hopped-up — /hopt up /, adj. Slang. 1. excited; enthusiastic; exuberant, esp. overexuberant. 2. having an engine with added power: a hopped up jalopy. 3. stimulated by narcotics; drugged; doped. [1920 25] * * * …   Universalium

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