\ ˈpəm(p)t How to pronounce pumped (audio) \

Definition of pumped

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

Examples of pumped in a Sentence

the whole city's so pumped for this championship that it's unbelievable
Recent Examples on the Web Keeping pumped carbon in the ground—in other words, achieving net negative emissions—is much harder. Naomi Oreskes, Scientific American, 20 July 2022 But once again, it's swelled by a denominator of super-pumped profits. Shawn Tully, Fortune, 1 June 2022 The water begins at Lake Havasu on the California border, where it is first pumped 800 feet uphill, then propelled across the desert by 14 pumping plants to Phoenix, Tucson and the towns, tribes, ranches and fields in between. Erin Patrick O'connor, Washington Post, 14 May 2022 Anfernee, Damien, Dont’a, Barmore, all the Bama guys, super excited, super pumped for me. Mark Inabinett | Minabinett@al.com, al, 3 May 2022 At the time, Prolacta charged as much as $45 an ounce for a liquid concentrate that arrived at a hospital frozen until ready to be used, at which time a mother’s own pumped breast milk or donor milk was added. Sushma Subramanian, Washington Post, 13 May 2022 Greywater Action estimates that a pumped system can be twice as expensive as a basic one that relies on gravity. Los Angeles Times, 4 May 2022 The Chargers’ Twitter account, always at the ready to celebrate good news, seemed pumped about the reports surrounding Mack’s pending arrival to Los Angeles. Los Angeles Times, 10 Mar. 2022 The pumped hydro project would be a closed-loop system between the two reservoirs, meaning the project would not consume water. Rob Nikolewski, San Diego Union-Tribune, 4 Feb. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of pumped

1984, in the meaning defined above

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31 Jul 2022

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“Pumped.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pumped. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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