: enhanced or increased in appeal, power, performance, or intensity

Examples of souped-up in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Even considering the souped-up passing games that dominate the league these days, the Lions ranked second, fourth and 13th in yards, TDs and INTs, and out of 32 teams. Ryan Ford, Detroit Free Press, 27 Jan. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1931, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
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 23 Apr. 2024.

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: improved or increased in power, performance, or appeal
a souped-up car
soup up verb

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