pep pill

noun

Definition of pep pill 

: any of various stimulant drugs in pill or tablet form

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Well, in her unpublished memoirs, Garland revealed how the studio kept her and the other child actors going: Forcing them to take pep pills during the day that suppressed appetite and provided energy boosts, and sleeping pills at night. refinery29.com, "Why Now Is The Right Time For A Judy Garland Biopic," 19 Mar. 2018

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1917, in the meaning defined above

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pep pill

noun

English Language Learners Definition of pep pill

: a pill that contains a drug which makes you happier or gives you more energy for a short period of time

pep pill

noun
\ˈpep-ˌ \

Medical Definition of pep pill 

: any of various stimulant drugs (as amphetamine) in pill or tablet form

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