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Het up

Made warm or hot ('het' is a dialectal variant of 'heated').  Synonyms: heated, heated up, het.  "Wiped his heated-up face with a large bandana" , "He was all het up and sweaty"
Worked up emotionally by anger or excitement.  "Got really het up over the new taxes" , "He was suddenly het up about racing cars"

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"Het up" Quotes from Famous Books

... notice three solid-looking citizens in the hall when you arrived? Well, that was the Board of Selectmen of Hambleton, yes, sirree, b'gosh. Bolt had told 'em you were coming and they were all het up. They don't get along with the county crowd too well, and for that reason they'd about decided to retain your services just to show they were ready to hold up their end. Then Bolt came along and blurted out that ...
— The Monk of Hambleton • Armstrong Livingston

... Whether anybody got pidjin-pie 'cept Andy, I can't say, but the way we piled in Delmoniker prog would 'a' made people open their eyes as was eatin' their Christmas dinners on shore that day. Some of the things would 'a' been better cooked a little more, or het up, but we was too fearful hungry to wait fur that, an' they was tiptop as ...
— The Magic Egg and Other Stories • Frank Stockton

... really mean it, Steve, or are you just talking? If you mean it, I'm with you to the last—um—drop of blood, old chap! I've always wanted to revolt about something, anyway. One of my ancestors helped throw the English breakfast tea into Boston Harbour. But I don't want to get all het up about this unless there's really something ...
— The Adventure Club Afloat • Ralph Henry Barbour

... Mac," he cried in a conciliatory tone. "If the doctor's with him ye can't see him. Hear what Mr. Breen has to say; ye got to wait anyhow. Of course, Mr. Breen, Mr. McGowan is het up because the men is gettin' ugly, and he ain't got money enough for his next pay-roll, and the last one ain't ...
— Peter - A Novel of Which He is Not the Hero • F. Hopkinson Smith

Words linked to "Het up" :   colloquialism, hot, heated, emotional

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