pick-me-up

noun
\ ˈpik-mē-ˌəp \

Definition of pick-me-up

: something that stimulates or restores : tonic, bracer my usual morning pick-me-up

First Known Use of pick-me-up

1867, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of pick-me-up was in 1867

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pick-me-up

noun

English Language Learners Definition of pick-me-up

: something (such as a drink) that makes you feel better and more lively

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