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steamed up

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steamed up

adjective phrase
  1. Angry; hot and bothered, pissed off: The first thing she does is get all steamed up about it (1923+)
  2. ager; excited: He's really steamed up about the new initiative (1936+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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Idioms and Phrases with steamed up
Stirred up, aroused with ardor, excitement, anger, or other strong emotion, as in She was all steamed up about the results. The precise meaning depends on the context. [ ; early 1900s ]
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