suped-up

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

  1. Alternative spelling of souped-up.
    • 1933 September 13, “[Appendix: Exhibits] Exhibit No. 343: CWW #35 [Letter to C. W. Webster, Curtiss-Wright Export Corporation]”, in Munitions Industry: Hearings before the Special Committee Investigating the Munitions Industry, United States Senate, Seventy-third Congress [], part 1 (September 4, 5 and 6, 1934: Electric Boat Co.), Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, published 1934, →OCLC, page 925:
      [W]ill it be possible to mount a larger engine for use in La Paz? I doubt very much if the standard 165 would get off the ground up here with a student. I wish you would take that up with the factory and see if they can put out a job with a suped-up seven-cylinder job. The R-540 I think it is.
    • 2008, James Polk, The Triumph of Ignorance and Bliss: Pathologies of Public America[1]:
      Gone for many are the ah-so-touching Kodak moments of father and son throwing the ball to each other until the cows come home, replaced by cooler things like text-messaging while driving through the 'hood in a suped-up car sporting screaming hubcaps that cost a couple of grand apiece, and a look even Antarctic penguins unerringly recognize as Made in USA.
    • 2009, Anthony W. Strubel, Home Free: Growing Up in a Small Town in South Central Pennsylvania[2]:
      The first was a black van, that was suped up like a hot rod sort of vehicle.

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