hopped-up

adjective
\ ˈhäpt-ˈəp How to pronounce hopped-up (audio) , -ˌəp \

Definition of hopped-up

1a : 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

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First Known Use of hopped-up

1920, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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The first known use of hopped-up was in 1920

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“Hopped-up.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hopped-up. Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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hopped-up

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English Language Learners Definition of hopped-up

US, informal
: showing or feeling the effects of a drug
: very energetic or excited
: having more than usual power

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