Definitions

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  • adj. (of an automobile) having the engine modified to give extra power
  • adj. under the influence of narcotics

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Examples

  • If I never see another hopped-up guy with his face all squished beneath a panty hose mask, that'd be fine with me.

    The Majesties

  • Here's a good analogy: how friendly do you feel toward that loud H-D motorcycle that deafens you, or the hopped-up, "race" - inspired small sedan with the loud exhaust that races in and out around other cars?

    Bill would turn down volume of TV commercials

  • How about Hamburg or the Cavern: young, hungry, hopped-up rock'n'rollers?

    More nonpolitical fun

  • America's longest prohibition dates back to 1937 -- the "Reefer Madness" era when the country's earliest anti-drug zealots (led by former head of the Federal Bureau of Narcotics, Harry J. Anslinger) convinced a gullible public that marijuana caused people to commit unspeakable acts of depravity, such as when the hopped-up stoner runs over an elderly man in the guffaw-inducing exploitation flick.

    Steve Bloom: Legalization or Bust: A Brief History of Marijuana Prohibition

  • But right now I sat in my silverpine green hopped-up '55 Chevy, staring for a long while at that cattail in the ditch.

    Betrayal

  • One time we got in my hopped-up Chevy and drove all the way out to the middle of the Nebraska cornfields, to the farm house of one of Shel's cousins.

    Pharaoh ... Pharaoh

  • Of course, the strongest tidal pull on the organization comes from Freedom Works, which desires the integration of these hopped-up insurgents into the larger GOP establishment.

    Tea Party Boots Mark Williams For Racist 'Satire' In The Wake Of NAACP Criticism

  •            I lay there trying to regroup, struggling to understand what was happening to me, even as I wanted to picture myself running out the hospital doors into my father's idling Buick Sedan, or into my brother's hopped-up 1946 Chrysler.

    A Body Divided, 2

  • Their hopped-up noise (engineered by Chicago's legendary Kramer and Steve Albini) was given a thinly veiled makeover years later by the White Stripes.

    Shawn Amos: PLAY > SKIP: New Music for August 10

  • A hopped-up Prelude Si was parking, and a black van pulled in behind it.

    Take Me There

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