souped-up

adjective
\ ˈsüpt-ˈəp How to pronounce souped-up (audio) \

Definition of souped-up

: enhanced or increased in appeal, power, performance, or intensity also : elaborate, embellished

First Known Use of souped-up

1931, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of souped-up was in 1931

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“Souped-up.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/souped-up. Accessed 17 May. 2022.

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