het-up

het up

[het]
noun Informal.
1.
indignant; irate; upset: She was really het up about the new city tax.
2.
enthusiastic: John is suddenly het up about racing cars.

Origin:
1920–25; het, archaic or dial. past participle of heat + up

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het up
 
adj
angry; excited: too many people are getting het up about money in rugby

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