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  1. simple past tense and past participle of aerate


aerated (comparative more aerated, superlative most aerated)

  1. Supplied or infused with air or oxygen.
  2. (Britain, informal) Annoyed or agitated.
    • 2006 March 13, R. Mark Clayton, “Re: Bad neighbours!”, in, Usenet[1], retrieved 2015-10-19:
      BTW why are you so aerated about it? Is there never a space for your second car?
    • 2007 January 15, David Stevenson, “Re: logical alternative?”, in, Usenet[2], retrieved 2015-10-19:
      I do not see why players get so aerated over this: do they really want to win at this game unfairly?
    • 2011, Allie Spencer, Summer Loving[3], page 9:
      I was risk averse at the best of times and due to Malcolm's infamous temper – and we are talking about the man who got so aerated over some missing sales figures that he actually passed out – I had taken it as my mission at work to eliminate risk completely.
    • 2015, Marguerite Kaye, The Soldier's Dark Secret[4], page 48:
      Stupid thing for me to get so aerated about.