hopped-up

adjective

1
a
: full of enthusiasm or excitement
also : overly excited
b
: being under the influence of a narcotic
c
: more exciting or attractive than normal or usual
2
: having more than usual power : being souped up

Word History

First Known Use

1920, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

Time Traveler
The first known use of hopped-up was in 1920

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Cite this Entry

“Hopped-up.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hopped-up. Accessed 4 Dec. 2022.

Kids Definition

hopped-up

adjective

ˈhäpt-ˈəp
1
: full of excitement or enthusiasm
2
: having more power than usual
put a hopped-up engine in his hot rod
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