from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Slang Exhilarated or excited.
- adj. Slang Being or feeling high or intoxicated, especially from a drug.
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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of stoke.
- adj. Feeling excitement or an exciting rush.
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When Jordan Weisman and St. Martin's Press approached me about writing Personal Effects: Dark Art, I was stoked from the start.
Ever since the New York Yankees Hall of Famer Lou Gehrig benched himself in 1939, never to return to the game, the ailment that now bears his name has stoked dread in the American imagination.
To my great delight -- to the point of using the word "stoked," which struck kasey as being way out of character for me, which it is -- some of the recently planted pots are producing sprouts.
Although I didn't use the word "stoked" on an annoyingly consistent basis, play ultimate Frisbee in the quad, or neglect doing Laundry for weeks at a time, I did find myself consistently at the Gym or on the basketball court, or perhaps on a knoll Tanning, enjoying the scenery provided by the warm Californian autumn weather.
After recently looking at my John Carpenter movie, I am also "stoked" at obtaining and reading the original story.
Jaison was so "stoked," it looked like his designs on the pie were more akin to Jason Biggs's in American Pie.
As daunting as losing twenty pounds is- I am actually kind of stoked to have a hard and fast goal in front of me.
I was looking forward to seeing what Roth could do with this material, but I'm kind of stoked that he's decided to pursue his own original ideas.
We were just kind of stoked about the charity idea.
And it kind of stoked the flames again on the Rev. Wright controversy even though she was in the middle of her own sort of Bosnia fable controversy.