Webster 1828 Edition
- simple past tense and past participle of aerate
aerated (comparative more aerated, superlative most aerated)
- Supplied or infused with air or oxygen.
- (Britain, informal) Annoyed or agitated.
- 2006 March 13, R. Mark Clayton, “Re: Bad neighbours!”, in alt.uk.law, Usenet, retrieved 2015-10-19:
- BTW why are you so aerated about it? Is there never a space for your second car?
- 2007 January 15, David Stevenson, “Re: logical alternative?”, in rec.games.bridge, Usenet, retrieved 2015-10-19:
- I do not see why players get so aerated over this: do they really want to win at this game unfairly?
- 2011, Allie Spencer, Summer Loving, page 9:
- I was risk averse at the best of times and due to Malcolm's infamous temper – and we are talking about the man who got so aerated over some missing sales figures that he actually passed out – I had taken it as my mission at work to eliminate risk completely.
- 2015, Marguerite Kaye, The Soldier's Dark Secret, page 48:
- Stupid thing for me to get so aerated about.
- (annoyed, agitated): bothered, frustrated, annoyed, agitated, pissed off