pep rally

noun

Definition of pep rally

US
:an event before a school sports event that is meant to get students and fans excited and to encourage the team to win; also :a similar event in which speakers try to get a group of people excited and enthusiastic about something
  • The mayor gave an inspiring speech at the party's pep rally.

Word by Word Definitions

pep play
  1. : brisk energy or initiative and high spirits

  1. : to inject pep into

rally play
  1. : to muster for a common purpose

  2. : to recall to order

  3. : to arouse for action

  1. : a mustering of scattered forces to renew an effort

  2. : a summoning up of strength or courage after weakness or dejection

  3. : a recovery of price after a decline

  1. : to attack with raillery : banter


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