pump up


Definition of pump up 

transitive verb

1a : to fill with enthusiasm or excitement

b : to fill with or as if with air : inflate

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Examples of pump up in a Sentence

the crowd was pumped up by the band's rocking performance that pop diva is trying to pump up album sales with an extended publicity tour

First Known Use of pump up

1791, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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The first known use of pump up was in 1791

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the figure or shape of a crescent moon

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