worked up

adjective

Definition of worked up

: emotionally aroused : excited

Examples of worked up in a Sentence

  1. What is she so worked up about?

  2. He got all worked up over the football game.

First Known Use of worked up

1835


WORKED UP Defined for English Language Learners

worked up

adjective

Definition of worked up for English Language Learners

  • : very angry, excited, or upset about something


WORKED UP Defined for Kids

worked up

adjective

Definition of worked up for Students

: emotionally excited and especially angry or upset
  • … Mr. Noble got himself worked up about the damage done to his crop …
  • —Karen Hesse, Out of the Dust

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