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pushed

1. Under pressure (to do something). We're all really pushed to get these new processors ready in time for Christmas. You don't want your employees overworked, but they should be a bit pushed to keep them motivated.
2. Compelled (to do something); bothered (about something); interested (in something). Often used in the negative. A: "Do you still want to go into town today?" B: "I'm not pushed, to be honestly. I'd be just as happy to stay home." Are you pushed about keeping this, or can I throw it away?
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pushed

1. mod. pressured; hurried; under pressure from someone or something. Excuse my abruptness. I’m really pushed at the moment.
2. mod. alcohol intoxicated. Tom is a little pushed and can’t walk very straight.
3. mod. addicted to a drug. (see also push.) He used H. for years before he really got pushed.
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McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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