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

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“Amped-up.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/amped-up. Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

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