pep talk


pep talk

noun

: a short speech that is given to encourage someone to work harder, to feel more confident and enthusiastic, etc.

Full Definition of PEP TALK

:  a usually brief, intense, and emotional talk designed to influence or encourage an audience

Examples of PEP TALK

  1. The coach gave the team a pep talk before the game.
  2. She needs a pep talk.

First Known Use of PEP TALK

1925

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