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wired up

adjective [after verb] uk   UK ( US wired) us  

wired up adjective [after verb] (WEARING WIRE)

secretly provided with an electronic device that records conversations: The negotiators were wired up when they talked to the kidnappers.

wired up adjective [after verb] (EXCITED)

informal nervous or excited about a future event: I was totally wired up before the interview.
Translations of “wired up”
in Chinese (Traditional) 裝有竊聽裝置的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 装有窃听装置的…
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