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 Dictionary entry overview: What does psych up mean? 

PSYCH UP (verb)
  The verb PSYCH UP has 1 sense:

1. get excited or stimulated

  Familiarity information: PSYCH UP used as a verb is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

PSYCH UP (verb)

Sense 1psych up [BACK TO TOP]


Get excited or stimulated

Classified under:

Verbs of feeling


hype up; psych up

Context example:

The children were all psyched up after the movie

Hypernyms (to "psych up" is one way to...):

agitate; charge; charge up; commove; excite; rouse; turn on (cause to be agitated, excited, or roused)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s somebody
Something ----s somebody

Sentence examples:

The bad news will psych up him
The good news will psych up her

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