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Definitions and Synonyms of het up | Another word for het up | What is het up?

Definition 1: worked up emotionally by anger or excitement - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where het up or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • was terribly het up over the killing of the eagle
  • got really het up over the new taxes
  • he was suddenly het up about racing cars

(het up is similar to ...) of more than usual emotion

"his behavior was highly emotional"

(het up is used in the usage domain ...) a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech

Definition 2: made warm or hot (`het' is a dialectal variant of `heated') - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where het up or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a heated swimming pool
  • wiped his heated-up face with a large bandana
  • he was all het up and sweaty

Synonyms for het up in the sense of this definition

(het up is similar to ...) used of physical heat; having a high or higher than desirable temperature or giving off heat or feeling or causing a sensation of heat or burning

"hot stove" "hot water" "a hot August day" "a hot stuffy room" "she's hot and tired" "a hot forehead"

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