charge up(redirected from charge us up)
To excite or rouse. A noun or pronoun can be used between "charge" and "up." The loud music charged the fans up during the time-out in the game. Once you see how charged up she gets when she talks about art, I think you'll agree that it is truly her passion.
charge someone up
to excite someone; to make a person enthusiastic about something. (See also charged up.) The speaker charged up the crowd. He reread the report, hoping to charge himself up enough to make some positive comments.
Excite, agitate, stimulate, as in The new preacher can really charge up the congregation, or Planning Beth's wedding got her mom all charged up. This term originally was used for narcotic stimulation but now is used more broadly. [Slang; early 1900s]