peppy

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pepped (up)

and peppy
mod. alcohol intoxicated. (see also perked (up).) That guy looks a little pepped up. Don’t give him any more booze.
See also: pep, up

peppy

verb

peppy

1. mod. vigorous; energetic. (see also perky.) I sure don’t feel very peppy right now.
2. Go to pepped (up).
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later this year, but they might have considered offering that option right away in order to increase enthusiasm for a car that's so hot it has already popped up on prime time TV a couple of times ("The Apprentice" and "Las Vegas") and only gets thumbs down for its lack of peppiness.
Over lunch with a Newsweek correspondent last week, Karenna seemed a smooth blend of her mother's peppiness and her father's gravitas.
I propose that the total effect is of something stronger and deeper than peppiness.
Anyone who's spent time shopping at the Gap knows peppiness is a requirement for employment.
A peeling of red ginger atop the salad added color and some peppiness to the dish.