Definition of


  1. (noun, attribute) liveliness and energy

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Synonyms of Pep

ginger, peppiness

Alternate forms of Pep

Derivations: peppy

Hypernyms: life, liveliness, spirit, sprightliness

Origin of the word Pep

  1. "vigor, energy," 1912, shortened form of pepper, which was used in the figurative sense of "spirit, energy," from at least 1847. Peppy "full of pep," first recorded 1922. Pep rally is attested from 1945; pep talk from 1926. more

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