amped-up

adjective
\ ˈampt-ˈəp How to pronounce amped-up (audio) \

Definition of amped-up

1 informal : filled with intense energy and excitement an amped-up crowd
2 informal : made more exciting, lively, energetic, or appealing an amped-up version of a popular song

First Known Use of amped-up

1973, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about amped-up

Time Traveler for amped-up

Time Traveler

The first known use of amped-up was in 1973

See more words from the same year

Statistics for amped-up

Cite this Entry

“Amped-up.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/amped-up. Accessed 22 Feb. 2020.

Comments on amped-up

What made you want to look up amped-up? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

See Definitions and Examples »

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

More Confusing Words—Quiz

  • cats on impossible timber
  • The magician ______ moved the selected card to the top of the deck.
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Add Diction

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!