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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

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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, "How an Indian tycoon fought Big Pharma to sell AIDS drugs for $1 a day," 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,, "Bethany Hamilton Is Back in a Bikini Weeks After Giving Birth to Son Wesley - See the Family Photo," 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, "Mike Krukow returns, his spirit intact," 23 Feb. 2018 His tag-team partner seemed pretty stoked about it, too. Justin L. Mack, Indianapolis Star, "Indiana University grad Jason Jordan earns tag-team gold on WWE Raw," 26 Dec. 2017

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First Known Use of stoked

1965, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of stoked was in 1965

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English Language Learners Definition of stoked

US slang : very excited

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to shake or wave menacingly

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