Definitions

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  • adj. Overly peppy or energetic (as in a person or pet).
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of caffeinate.

Etymologies

Back-formation from decaffeinated. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Last time I had my teeth cleaned during my regular visit, I had a lot of nasty staining (apparently brought on by a change in caffeinated beverage type, no names because I need some evidence-based testing on that) that I was not able to clear up at home.

    Is Tooth Cleaning a Scam? - Freakonomics Blog - NYTimes.com

  • The bulk of his album could be classified as caffeinated lounge music with a light funk influence and the occasional touch of hip-hop.

    Daily Vanguard RSS

  • They're kind of caffeinated normally out there, but they seemed extra excited about this.

    Volvo's Self-Stopping Car

  • I am not talking about dehydrating liquids such as caffeinated beverages and alcohol, but rather, clean, fresh water preferably filtered, distilled, or from a reliable spring.

    Dr. Robert A. Kornfeld: Five Ways To Reduce Inflammation Naturally

  • Something else simple I may try is simply keeping some kind of caffeinated something in the fridge and ready to down when my first alarm goes off (can't be coffee, that's too complicated to make -- recommendations?).

    Wired Campus

  • Perhaps it's no accident that this morning it announced a "caffeinated" version of its search engine, offering "the first step in a process that will let us push the envelope on size, indexing speed, accuracy, comprehensiveness and other dimensions".

    The Guardian World News

  • The news that Klinker will take over comes just a day after founder and former president Ashwin Navin announced to the world (or at least those on his private email list) that he was leaving BitTorrent to work on some sort of "caffeinated" technology incubator with Learn how fixed-mobile convergence will increase mobile workers 'productivity.

    Light Reading:

  • Hasn’t every English teacher at one time or another faced a stack of essays to be graded with something like despair, putting off the process until the last possible moment and getting through it only by setting up a complicated system of self-rewards involving at the very least chocolate chip cookies and some kind of caffeinated beverage, and in more extreme cases carefully spaced infusions of grain alcohol?

    Teaching the Ape to Write

  • If you're not caffeinated enough, hit Intelligentsia Coffee 3922 W.

    Los Angeles

  • It's an impeccably dressed party of overly caffeinated and mostly jaded insiders, sinking their dripping fangs into the decorated entrees designers have cooked up for the next season.

    Mihal Freinquel: Elle Fashion Next - New Designers Play the Game

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