revved up

adjective

informal
: very excited
a rousing song that got the crowd all revved up
He came home all revved up because he had won the tournament.
She is revved up for her trip.

Examples of revved up in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Hurricanes have been in the bottom half of ACC attendance standings every season since at least 2017-18 (due in part to Watsco Center being the smallest venue in the conference), but the enthusiasm has been revved up. Adam Lichtenstein, Sun Sentinel, 31 Mar. 2023 Though stocks revved up in the first quarter, one big fund manager's win streak cooled. WSJ, 30 Mar. 2023 From the textured wallpaper surrounding the fireplace to the home's dark exterior—which is painted in Tricorn Black by Sherwin-Williams—the couple revved up the drama in their beach abode. Kelsey Mulvey, House Beautiful, 23 Mar. 2023 Carlos Rodon, their clear recent ace, has moved on, but Manaea and Stripling could be the next to find their careers revved up by the Bay. Tony Blengino, Forbes, 22 Mar. 2023 The 70th annual Detroit Autorama is revved up and ready to show off more than 800 hot rods and custom trucks and motorcycles from across the world. Brendel Hightower, Detroit Free Press, 23 Feb. 2023 The Rangers haven’t had a winning season in six years and are a long shot to reach the playoffs in 2023, yet Bochy, after his three-year hiatus from managing, will tell you he’s revved up for a Texas rebound. John Shea, San Francisco Chronicle, 21 Feb. 2023

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“Revved up.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/revved%20up. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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