\ ˈstōkt How to pronounce stoked (audio) \

Definition of stoked

: being in an enthusiastic or exhilarated state

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Examples of stoked in a Sentence

He was stoked to see her. we're pretty stoked about the upcoming benefit concert featuring a galaxy of rock stars
Recent Examples on the Web George Floyd's death at the hands of Minneapolis police in May, and the protests and riots that followed, further stoked fears of social unrest and violence, intensifying the run on guns and ammunition for self-defense. Star Tribune, 7 Sep. 2020 Love u cast and crew forever so stoked to be invited back. Eric Todisco,, 27 Oct. 2019 News of Big Pharma’s patent protection efforts in the face of the global pandemic and the Bush administration’s support of them sparked international outrage and stoked street protests from Philadelphia to Pretoria, even accusations of genocide. Katherine Eban, Quartz India, 15 July 2019 The newborn son of Bethany Hamilton might not look too stoked to be waterside just yet, but his family — Mom, dad Adam Dirks and big brother Tobias, 2½ — are all smiles in a sweet snap of the new family of four. Jen Juneau,, 23 Apr. 2018 Ask anyone who’s been around him, either briefly or extensively, and the reaction is always the same: This is the most stoked individual on Earth. Bruce Jenkins, San Francisco Chronicle, 23 Feb. 2018 His tag-team partner seemed pretty stoked about it, too. Justin L. Mack, Indianapolis Star, 26 Dec. 2017

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First Known Use of stoked

1965, in the meaning defined above

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“Stoked.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jul. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of stoked

US slang : very excited

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