American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Slang Having a very excitable or nervous temperament; high-strung.
- adj. Slang Emotionally stimulated or overexcited.
- adj. colloquial Short for hyperactive
- Short for hyperactive. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Associated Press The group has raised more than $1 million to seed its effort against what it calls hyper-partisanship.”
“That really knows not only what we call hyper - local, which is what is happening in your community, but what is happening in -- you know, in your Taiwan, in your India, in your Vietnam.”
“BASH: Senator McCain said that he wants to end what he calls hyper partisanship and he gave some details on how he would intend to do that.”
“Governor Spitzer accusing his opponents and critics of what he called hyper - partisanship, fear mongering and being anti-immigrant.”
“It's a compelling analogy, because when you encounter what he referred to as the hyper variety, then the productive resources of a society are diverted to dealing with that problem.”
“Razer also threw in what it calls "hyper response technology" into its ABXY face buttons.”
“Walters said Hudgins is taking an antidepressant, two medications to help him sleep and a medication to counteract what he called hyper-impulsivity.”
“Aquila and Theodotion follow the reading of Masorah and, in Ps. viii, translate the title hyper tes getthitidos; yet this same reading is said by Bellarmine ( "Explanatio in Psalmos", Paris,”
“I really wish that women in hyper-masculinised industries would call a spade a spade.”
“Stargate Universe s01e16 Sabotage Watch – In the next episode of Stargate Universe, An expert in hyper drives, who has a past with Dr. Rush, arrives on the Destiny via the communication stones.”
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cool prefixes to add to anything (noun, verb, adjective) to create a word, compound word or 2 word phrase.
examples: hyper = hypercharge ; phantom = phantom charge.
Mere days ago, I found a five-week-old kitten abandoned in the median of the Avenue we live on. She was in terrible shape, but is doing great now thanks to love and dedication.
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