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Slang

pumped

This page is about the slang term pumped

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

a. really scared

b. really excited

c. really fat

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Contributor: Matt Errey