Definition of keyed up adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


keyed up

BrE BrE//ˌkiːd ˈʌp//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌkiːd ˈʌp//
[not before noun] Excitement, Nervous
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nervous and excited, especially before an important event We were all keyed up about the big game. See related entries: Excitement, Nervous
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