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1.
The phrase 'pumped up kicks' basically means shoes that are very expensive. It could also be taken as it's non-literal term meaning 'the latest and greatest apparel items'.
Did you see John come by? He had some pumped up kicks! What a rich asshole.
by anonymous0987 January 27, 2011
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2.
Source: Wikipedia
The original Reebok Pump was made as a collaboration between Reebok's Paul Litchfield and industrial design firm Design Continuum. It was released in 1989, as a basketball high-top shoe. The shoe was quite expensive compared to other retail athletic shoes at the time, often costing as much as 150% more than the next most expensive athletic shoe on the market. It became something of a status symbol on urban basketball courts and eventually in suburban high schools.
His pumped up kicks came in handy on the court. He scored 30 points during yesterday's game.
by denver fgh December 27, 2011
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3.
A song by Foster the People.

I want to hug it.
"♩All the other kids with the...♫"

"AAGGHHH! PUMPED UP KICKS! I WANT TO HUG IT!"
by Oodles and oodles of noodles! October 18, 2011
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4.
A noun or verb used to describe someone who one believes will shoot up a school.
"I totally think that kid is going to go Pumped Up Kicks on everyone one day."

"Yeah he's a total Pumped Up Kicks, he's crazy."
by i have fingers September 30, 2012
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5.
To run super fast from danger or harm in tennis shoes, mostly worn by indie/scene kids in modern day's time. ;)

Also a great song by a GREAT band: Foster the People!! :D
Person 1: I'ma bring a gun to school and shoot up all y'all niggas!!

Nigga 1: Oh shit!! that nigga's gotta gun!!

Nigga 2: All y'all bitches bettah run!! Run hoes, run!!

Nigga 3: I got my 'pumped up kicks' on so i'ma be outta here before all these other niggas!! See ya!! :D
by Rob (Girl) January 10, 2012
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6.
Someone who thinks they are better or cooler, but mostly tougher, than they really are. Think "puffed up chest". Someone who is figuratively standing on their toes to seem taller.
All the kids with the pumped up kicks better outrun my gun = I don't care how tough you think you are, my bullets are tougher.
by T0pl355 April 05, 2011
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