pep


1pep

noun \ˈpep\

: energy or enthusiasm

Full Definition of PEP

:  brisk energy or initiative and high spirits

Examples of PEP

  1. The young teacher was full of pep.
  2. <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

Rhymes with PEP

2pep

verb
peppedpep·ping

Definition of PEP

transitive verb
:  to inject pep into <pep him up>

First Known Use of PEP

1912

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