caffeinate

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verb, transitive + intransitive caf·fein·ate \ˈka-fə-ˌnāt, -fē-ə-\

Definition of caffeinate

caffeinated

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caffeinating

  1. :  to get caffeine or to provide caffeine to (someone) by means of a caffeinated beverage (such as coffee) No sitter this afternoon, so I caffeinate and stumble through the routine … — Nancy Kruger Cohen The Lady K, as locals call it, caffeinates customers in the morning … — Amy Mayer Inspired by Stephen King's how-to “On Writing,” he scrawled a longhand draft of “Tietam” in six weeks, caffeinating himself through the wee hours with two-liter Diet Cokes. — Gregory Kirschling

1989

First Known Use of caffeinate

1989


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