charged (up)


charged (up)
1. mod. slightly overdosed with drugs. (Drugs.)
He was talking fast and nodding his head back and forth. I think he was charged.
The kid is usually charged up by class time.
2. mod. drug intoxicated. (Drugs.)
The way she sat there nodding, you knew she was com- letely charged up.
Paul was one charged up guy after the session.
3. mod. excited.
The audience was charged up and ready for the star to come out.
The charged up quarterback made some wonderful plays.

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