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pepped up

Stimulated; made to be or feel more awake, alert, and energetic. Hyphenated if used before a noun. I just can't focus until I get pepped up with a bit of coffee in the morning. The officer suspected that the pepped-up truck driver might have been high on amphetamines.
See also: pep, up

peppy

Alert, enthusiastic, and energetic. A: "You're looking very peppy this morning!" B: "I just received some amazing news, so I'm in a great mood!" I've got three kids under the age of five—I haven't felt peppy in years!

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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Kylie Peppier is an assistant professor at Indiana University.
In our endeavour to enhance the product's value proposition, we have introduced the New Bolero Power+ with the mhawkD70 engine delivering more power, more mileage & a peppier drive.
'GMA' strives to be peppier; 'Today' aims to be newsier.
The 82bhp, 1.2-litre Kappa2 petrol engine, in comparison, feels peppier. Featuring a drive-by-wire throttle and variable valve timing, this engine comes across as highly eager and responsive.
People who ate two kiwis a day for six weeks felt 31 percent peppier, according to a 2013 study published in the Journal of Nutritional Science.
Serving as best man was Kyle Leonard Peppier. The groomsmen were Nikolas Michael Holmes, Brian Alan Merman, Kenneth Keegan Peppier, Benjamin Ross Zaltsberg and Matthew Harris Zaltsberg.
The ammo's power factor (bullet weight times velocity divided by 1,000) must be at least 120, so loads need to be a little peppier than those used for bullseye shooting.
But, given its light weight and 7bhp of max power, we expected the scooter to be peppier, at least the initial pickup.
Switching pace he hits a peppier number, accompanying it with foot stomps and claps.
Stronger, zippier, peppier, happier--with a can-do attitude and enough confidence to conquer the world.
They're lighter, more fuel efficient, peppier and loaded with high-tech electronics to make driving safer and more fun.
"It's a very, very blue state," said Judy Peppier, state president for Qwest, who noted Oregon's strong union presence.
The program also has new theme music, edgier and peppier as if to signal an edgier and peppier approach to the Sunday news show business.