: brisk energy or initiative and high spirits
Examples of PEP
- The young teacher was full of pep.
- <the students always display considerably more pep during the weeks immediately prior to the holidays>
Origin of PEP
short for pepper
First Known Use: 1908
Related to PEP
- beans, bounce, brio, dash, drive, dynamism, energy, esprit, gas, get-up-and-go, ginger, go, gusto, hardihood, juice, life, moxie, oomph, vigor, punch, sap, snap, starch, verve, vim, vinegar, vitality, zing, zip
- lethargy, listlessness, sluggishness, torpidity
: to inject pep into <pep him up>
First Known Use of PEP
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