juice up


juiced up; juicing up; juices up

transitive verb

: to give life, energy, or spirit to

Examples of juice up in a Sentence

some parlor games that will juice up an otherwise dull evening at home
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Word History

First Known Use

1955, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of juice up was in 1955

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“Juice up.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/juice%20up. Accessed 4 Oct. 2023.

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