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Meaning: very enthusiastic, exhilarated, highly motivated

For example:

  • After hearing their coach's half-time talk, the players were pumped and they couldn't wait to get back out on the court for the second half of the game.

  • The band was pumped. They said the sound of the crowd chanting their name before a show always got the adrenaline going.

Quick Quiz:

It was Mandy's first game for the team, and she was pumped. She felt
  1. really scared
  2. really excited
  3. really fat

Discuss: pumped

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