Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “soup sth up”

See all translations

soup sth up

informal
verb uk phrasal verb with soup   /suːp/ us  
to make something more powerful or more attractive by making changes to it, especially when it is old: New circuit boards can be used to soup up existing machines.
Translations of “soup sth up”
in Chinese (Traditional) 加強(尤指舊物)的性能, 對…進行改良…
in Chinese (Simplified) 加强(尤指旧物)的性能, 对…进行改良…
(Definition of soup sth up from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of soup sth up?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Word of the Day

derivative

If something is derivative, it is not the result of new ideas, but has been developed from or copies something else.

Word of the Day

Lies, lies, lies!

by Kate Woodford,
February 25, 2015
​​​ According to sociologists (=people who study the relationships between people living in groups), we are good at lying. As a species, we have developed a remarkable ability to deceive each other (= persuade each other that something false is true). Being able to say things that are not true can help with

Read More 

snapchat verb

March 02, 2015
to send someone a message using the photomessaging application Snapchat We used to have a thing until he got a girlfriend. now

Read More