het up

adjective \ ˈhet-ˈəp \

Definition of het up

:highly excited :upset

Examples of het up in a Sentence

  1. John can get all het up about politics.

  2. What are you so het up about?

Origin and Etymology of het up

het, dialect past of heat


HET UP Defined for English Language Learners

het up

adjective

Definition of het up for English Language Learners

  • : very excited or upset



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