strung up

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strung up
informal (postpositive) tense or nervous

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strung out definition

  1. mod.
    and strung (up). drug intoxicated and bewildered. (Drugs.) : Marlon is really strung out lately. What's he shooting now?
  2. mod.
    badly addicted to heroin; dissipated by heroin. (Drugs.) : Clare is strung out and can't deny her problem any longer.
  3. mod.
    depressed; nervous. : I'm a little strung out—because of the accident, I guess.
  4. mod.
    in love and disoriented. : Sam is strung out over Mary.
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