amped

adjective
\ ˈampt \

Definition of amped 

informal

: 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

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For the grill-master dad Ah, summertime—nothing gets a food-centric father more amped for fair weather than the prospect of cooking for his friends and family from the comfort of his own backyard. Reviewed Staff, USA TODAY, "The 24 best Father's Day gifts of 2018," 8 June 2018 So don't — whatever super-amped drama might unfold — force one off its hinges like someone did in training the day before. Joe Robertson, kansascity, "Making terror real: Police active-shooter training is meant to overwhelm | The Kansas City Star," 15 Mar. 2018 Unfortunately, Bridgewater may have been a little bit amped up to get back onto the field and wound up throwing an interception on his first pass of the game. Ryan Wooden, ajc, "Vikings fans give Teddy Bridgewater standing ovation against Bengals," 17 Dec. 2017

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First Known Use of amped

1981, in the meaning defined above

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