Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • See hipped, hppish.

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  • adjective dated Affected with hypochondria.

Etymologies

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hyp +‎ -ed

Examples

  • You know this is all just hypped up pretense to make Obama look poorly in anyway possible.

    Election Central Morning Roundup

  • "A few Councilmen are going to drop dead before they can be narco-hypped," Dalla prophesied over the rim of her glass.

    Time Crime

  • He determined to devote himself to their amusement during the remainder of the day, for he had really lost himself, and felt that he had been away too long on a dull Sunday, when people were apt to get hypped if not well amused.

    Ruth

  • ( "You mean they've got you hypped right now?") "Of course, or I couldn't talk to you at all.

    Time For The Stars

  • _] That was her mood last June, when she was hypped and discontented.

    The Big Drum A Comedy in Four Acts

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  • Hypochondria, low spirits, depression, melancholy.

    December 11, 2007

  • Melancholy for what?... I thought thou hadst been more of a man; thou that are not afraid of an acute death, a sword's point, to be so plaguily hypped at the consequences of a chronical one?

    Lovelace to Belford, Clarissa by Samuel Richardson

    December 11, 2007

  • Caesar never knew what it meant to be hypped, I will call it, till he came to be what Pompey was; that is to say, till he arrived at the height of his ambition...

    Lovelace to Belford, Clarissa by Samuel Richardson

    December 18, 2007

  • (adjective) - Made melancholy; hyppish, affected with hypochondria. --Rev. John Boag's Imperial Lexicon of the English Language, c. 1850

    January 27, 2018