Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: pumped
IPA transcription: [p'ʌmpt]
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: pumped-up(a), pumped_up(p), pumped(p), wired
    Meaning: tense with excitement and enthusiasm as from a rush of adrenaline; "we were really pumped up for the race"; "he was so pumped he couldn't sleep"
Usage examples
  • Day after day they called at the house, ostensibly upon visits of condolence, and they pumped away at the mother and the children without seeming to know that their questionings were in bad taste.
  • There was a quick turn of the figure, but no movement to obey, so the ranger pumped in the bullets--one--two--three--and then twice more; for you never could be too sure of bringing down the Cisco Kid.