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Definition of pumped

: filled with energetic excitement and enthusiasm pumped for the football game

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Examples of pumped in a Sentence

the whole city's so pumped for this championship that it's unbelievable
Recent Examples on the Web If your chatter is positive and keeps you pumped, own it and use it to your advantage. Nicole Lipkin, Forbes, 25 May 2021 With electricity, strategic reserves can be built in two ways: holding surplus power-generation capacity on standby, or expanding some form of electricity storage such as batteries, pumped water or air, or hydrogen. Amy Myers Jaffe, WSJ, 15 May 2021 Super pumped for this opportunity to bounce back and have a great season with an incredible organization. Jim Ayello, The Indianapolis Star, 10 May 2021 Unprecedented $1,200 checks to every taxpaying American pumped billions of dollars into the economy. Dominique Soguel, The Christian Science Monitor, 4 May 2021 In fact, Lindell seemed pretty pumped about it while reacting on the livestream. Nick Romano, EW.com, 22 Apr. 2021 His outing ended with Cody Bellinger robbing a home run from Tatis, a pumped Graterol spiking his glove, and Machado taking exception. Los Angeles Times, 18 Apr. 2021 Thirty-one years ago, The Times reported that residents of the neighborhoods that had cropped up around the storage field since World War II — when gas was first pumped underground — regularly complained about odors and leaks. Los Angeles Times, 7 Apr. 2021 Their calculations showed that the approach would have the highest chance of success at Lizard Island in Far North Queensland, as the oceanographic conditions would help the pumped seawater remain on the reef. Gemma Conroy, Smithsonian Magazine, 26 Feb. 2021

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First Known Use of pumped

1984, in the meaning defined above

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1 Jun 2021

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“Pumped.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pumped. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of pumped

US, informal : excited and enthusiastic about something


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