pumped-up

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Adjective[edit]

pumped-up (comparative more pumped-up, superlative most pumped-up)

  1. (of a tyre etc) inflated
    1. (by extension) oversized
      • 2012, Caspar Henderson, The Book of Barely Imagined Beings, page 107:
        The stalked 'periscope' eyes of the Fiddler crab, which give it a panoramic view all the better to appreciate the outrageously pumped-up left claws of its waving fellows.
  2. (of water) raised by pumping
  3. (of a person) tense with excitement or enthusiasm