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Definition of amped

: filled with energetic excitement and enthusiasm : amped-up The Napa party … featured a larger and more amped crowd.— Maryann Worobiec Carson Palmer has seen his share of coaches come and go in his three seasons at USC. So he didn't get too amped when the Trojans' new head coach, Pete Carroll, named an offensive coordinator.— Bruce Feldman

Examples of amped in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Edwards blamed it on his team being too excited, too amped up for the first game of the year. Kent Somers, The Arizona Republic, 4 Sep. 2021 An amped up slip dress, this silky orange neon number has a side slit that soars to the top of my thighs. Marielle Elizabeth, Vogue, 25 June 2021 Meanwhile an amped up kiddie pool, complete with an inflatable slide, will make your backyard the place to be this summer. Leah Koenig, Forbes, 26 May 2021 On the following possession, Davis might have gotten a little too amped up. Mark Medina, USA TODAY, 26 May 2021 Pulling equally from jazz, funk, house, and electronic influences, the track sits at the apex of all dance music, with WhoSampled listing up to eight samples used to achieve the amped up revivalist sound. Natalie Maher, Harper's BAZAAR, 21 May 2021 The frenzy is also fueled by buyers’ desire for amped up living space in which to work and backyards decked out to replace vacation getaways. oregonlive, 20 Apr. 2021 Kansas handled Texas’ press and amped tempo for the first few minutes of the second half and even forced the Longhorns to abandon their press at a handful of intervals. Dallas News, 24 Feb. 2021 Smart is unsurprisingly amped for this litmus test for his No 6 Longhorns against coach Scott Drew’s undefeated wrecking ball. Nick Moyle, San Antonio Express-News, 1 Feb. 2021

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First Known Use of amped

1981, in the meaning defined above

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“Amped.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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