get riled up

get riled up

To become angry or agitated. Grandpa got all riled up as soon as Uncle Ned mentioned the local election.
See also: get, rile, up

be/get (all) ˌriled ˈup

(informal, especially American English) be/get very annoyed about something: Instead of getting all riled up about this, we should try to figure out what to do.
See also: get, rile, up
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But it also has a per-capita income almost matching that of the United States--so who's going to get riled up enough to start an online revolution?