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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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She has really fallen for Peppy and he does seem smitten with her too."
There are generally eye rolls and a sense that these people are doing this because they have to, and not in any way because they want to sing peppy birthday songs to their patrons.
At the same time, Peppy Miller (Bejo), a struggling dancer, is catapulted to stardom thanks to her natural ability for the new medium.
Enter young dancer Peppy Miller (Brnice Bejo) whose career is going in the opposite direction.
In the hysteria of the moment, a bright-eyed girl named Peppy Miller (Berenice Bejo) is hurled in his direction, and the moment they set eyes on each other it's a real black-and-white meet-cute moment.
"That girl" is Peppy Miller (Berenice Bejo) and she's soon at Valentin's studio applying for work as an extra -- they're looking for a pretty girl who knows how to dance.
A chance encounter with ardent fan Peppy Miller (Berenice Bejo, who starred alongside Dujardin in the first "OSS 117" film) offers him a distraction from his icy domestic life.
It was an evening filled with melodious music, which transported the audience through the memory lane on a journey of Kannada film songs from old melody hits to present peppy numbers.
Randy's Partner, Peppy Jones, brings his 37 years of experience in the roofing industry specializing in both above and below grade waterproofing applications, management of multimillion dollar projects, and sales and application of construction materials.
The car is now far more peppy, light, responsive and smart.
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You're used to tough workouts, but use that peppy, spirited personality to rally through killer punches.
All thoughts are prayed to some beast, he moans over incantatory rubbery drums, declares plaintively that I will always love you, my friend and speaks peppy Irish gibberish on "Eid Ma Clack Shaw." But it may be the album's opener, "Jim Cain," that best connects old Smog with new Callahan.
Peppy Dosanjh (left), of Leamington-based IT recruitment specialists TLGUK, said: "One of the main issues is the misconception that the credit crunch has resulted in a slowdown in all sectors so candidates have stopped looking for new opportunities.
Peppy colors for a peppy stripe from Les Toiles du Soleil are perfect for all those summer fetes just around the corner Lestoilesdusoleil.com