hyped up Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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hyped upadjective [after verb]

uk   us   informal
too ​excited or ​nervous and ​unable to ​rest or be ​calm: I was ​hyped up because it was such a ​bigrace.
(Definition of hyped up from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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hyped (up)adjective

 us   /ˈhɑɪpt (ˈʌp)/ infml
emotionallyexcited, ​nervous, or ​anxious: I was really hyped about my new ​car, so it was ​disappointing when I had to ​keepbringing it in for ​repairs.
(Definition of hyped (up) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hyped up”
in Chinese (Simplified) 兴奋的, 紧张的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 興奮的, 緊張的…
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