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pep  audio  (pp) KEY  Informal

NOUN:
Energy and high spirits; vim: "The duchess is full of pep, that particularly American word that expresses precisely her energy and gaiety" (Suzy Menkes).
TRANSITIVE VERB:
pepped, pep·ping, peps
To bring energy or liveliness to; invigorate: The good news pepped him up.

ETYMOLOGY:
Short for pepper


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