psych - definition and synonyms


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present tense
present participlepsyching
past tensepsyched
past participlepsyched

phrasal verbs

psych out

present tense
I/you/we/theypsych out
he/she/itpsychs out
present participlepsyching out
past tensepsyched out
past participlepsyched out
to talk or behave very confidently in order to make someone who you are competing against feel nervous and less likely to succeed

psych up

present tense
I/you/we/theypsych up
he/she/itpsychs up
present participlepsyching up
past tensepsyched up
past participlepsyched up
to try to make yourself or someone else feel mentally ready for something

The team is trying to get psyched up for the game.

I was psyching myself up to ask her out to dinner.