keyed up


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keyed up

adjective nervous, strained, anxious, tense, under pressure, restless, wound up (informal), hyper (informal), apprehensive, edgy, jittery (informal), wired (slang), uptight (informal), on edge, jumpy, twitchy (informal), overwrought, strung up (informal), on tenterhooks, fidgety, antsy (informal), wrought up I wasn't able to sleep that night, I was so keyed up.
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keyed up

[ˈkiːdˈʌp] adj to be (all) keyed upessere (tutto/a) agitato/a

key

(kiː) noun
1. an instrument or tool by which something (eg a lock or a nut) is turned. Have you the key for this door?
2. in musical instruments, one of the small parts pressed to sound the notes. piano keys.
3. in a typewriter, calculator etc, one of the parts which one presses to cause a letter etc to be printed, displayed etc.
4. the scale in which a piece of music is set. What key are you singing in?; the key of F.
5. something that explains a mystery or gives an answer to a mystery, a code etc. the key to the whole problem.
6. in a map etc, a table explaining the symbols etc used in it.
adjective
most important. key industries; He is a key man in the firm.
ˈkeyboard noun
1. the keys in a piano, typewriter etc arranged along or on a flat board. The pianist sat down at the keyboard and began to play; A computer keyboard looks like that of a typewriter; (also adjective) harpsichords and other early keyboard instruments.
2. any keyboard (musical) instrument.
ˈkeyhole noun
the hole in which a key of a door etc is placed. The child looked through the keyhole to see if his teacher was still with his parents.
keyhole surgery noun
surgery done through a very small cut in the body.
ˈkeynote noun
1. the chief note in a musical key.
2. the chief point or theme (of a lecture etc).
keyed up
excited; tense.