worked

  • 1 worked up — adj [not before noun] informal very upset or excited about something worked up about/over ▪ You shouldn t get so worked up about it. →work up at ↑work1 …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 2 worked\ up — • worked up • wrought up adj literary Feeling strongly; excited; angry; worried. Mary was all worked up about the exam. John got worked up when they blamed him for losing the game. Compare: on edge …

    Словарь американских идиом

  • 3 worked up — [ ,wɜrkt ʌp ] adjective upset, angry, or excited: There s no point in getting so worked up about a soccer game …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 4 worked on — worked concerning , was occupied with , worked extensively …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 5 worked up — index frenetic Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 6 worked-up — worked′ up′ adj. wrought up • Etymology: 1900–05 …

    From formal English to slang

  • 7 worked — Sorted mail ready for dispatch …

    Glossary of postal terms

  • 8 worked up — adjective (of persons) excessively affected by emotion he would become emotional over nothing at all she was worked up about all the noise • Syn: ↑aroused, ↑emotional, ↑excited • Similar to: ↑agitated …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 9 worked up — adj. (colloq.) worked up about, over (he got himself all worked up over a trifle) * * * over (he got himself all worked up over a trifle) (colloq.) worked up about …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 10 worked — /werrkt/, adj. that has undergone working. [1700 10; WORK + ED2] Syn. WORKED, WROUGHT both apply to something on which effort has been applied. WORKED implies expended effort of almost any kind: a worked silver mine. WROUGHT implies fashioning,… …

    Universalium

  • 11 worked — [[t]wɜrkt[/t]] adj. having undergone working • Etymology: 1700–10 syn: worked, wrought both apply to something on which effort has been applied. worked implies expended effort of almost any kind: a worked silver mine. wrought implies fashioning,… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 12 worked up — also[wrought up] {adj.}, {literary} Feeling strongly; excited; angry; worried. * /Mary was all worked up about the exam./ * /John got worked up when they blamed him for losing the game./ Compare: ON EDGE …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 13 worked up — also[wrought up] {adj.}, {literary} Feeling strongly; excited; angry; worried. * /Mary was all worked up about the exam./ * /John got worked up when they blamed him for losing the game./ Compare: ON EDGE …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 14 worked up — ADJ GRADED: v link ADJ If someone is worked up, they are angry or upset. Steve shouted at her. He was really worked up now …

    English dictionary

  • 15 worked — un·worked; worked; …

    English syllables

  • 16 Worked — Work Work (w[^u]rk), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Worked} (w[^u]rkt), or {Wrought} (r[add]t); p. pr. & vb. n. {Working}.] [AS. wyrcean (imp. worthe, wrohte, p. p. geworht, gewroht); akin to OFries. werka, wirka, OS. wirkian, D. werken, G. wirken, Icel.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 17 worked — adjective Date: 1740 that has been subjected to some process of development, treatment, or manufacture < a newly worked field > …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 18 worked up — adjective Excessively emotional, excited or aroused. I know its difficult when things get this busy, but theres really no need to get so worked up over it …

    Wiktionary

  • 19 worked up — excited, upset    Now, Dad. Don t get worked up about the war. Don t get upset …

    English idioms

  • 20 worked up — feeling excited, angry, worried He is all worked up about the fact that he wasn t invited to the party …

    Idioms and examples