Definition of Pumped

1. Adjective. Tense with excitement and enthusiasm as from a rush of adrenaline. "He was so pumped he couldn't sleep"

Exact synonyms: Pumped Up, Pumped-up, Wired
Language type: Colloquialism
Similar to: Tense



Definition of Pumped

1. Verb. (past of pump) ¹

2. Adjective. (slang) : pumped up ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pumped

1. pump [v] - See also: pump

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pumped

pump fakes
pump house
pump iron
pump one's fist
pump out
pump priming
pump room
pump trolley
pump trolleys
pump truck
pump up
pump well
pumpable
pumpage
pumpages
pumped (current term)
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pumped-up
pumped-up(a)
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pumpellyite
pumpellyites
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pumpernickel
pumpernickels
pumpers
pumphood
pumphoods
pumping

Literary usage of Pumped

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1. Irrigation and Drainage: Principles and Practice of Their Cultural Phases by Franklin Hiram King (1898)
"There were short times occasionally, however, when more water than this was pumped, but the capacity of the siphon was such as to cause it then to discharge ..."

2. The Imperial Gazetteer of India by Sir William Wilson Hunter (1885)
"Haidarabad is now plentifully supplied with water, which is pumped up from the Indus by powerful machinery, located on the river bank at Gidu. ..."

3. Irrigation and Drainage: Principles and Practice of Their Cultural Phases by Franklin Hiram King (1898)
"There were short times occasionally, however, when more water than this was pumped, but the capacity of the siphon was such as to cause it then to discharge ..."

4. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"Then, in its gaseous form, it is pumped by the machine into the condensers and liquefied. The brine-cooler consists of a double pipe-coil. ..."

5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1911)
"... MANUFACTURE] PAPER double-effect 20 Ib, a triple-effect 30 Tb. and so on.1 The liquor to be concentrated is pumped from the storage tanks to the ..."

6. Appletons' Cyclopædia of Applied Mechanics: A Dictionary of Mechanical by Appleton, firm, publishers, New York (1880)
"A strong solution of ammonia is then pumped to the top of an analyzing ... The solution is now pumped through a horizontal heater, where it meets with the ..."

7. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for by Edmund Burke, Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress), John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) (1822)
"... barrels made to draw from the hold or lowest part of the vessel, and in this way the same may be pumped much more effectually than by any other means. ..."

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