- energetic; vigorous; lively.
Origin of peppy
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Examples from the Web for peppy
Her style, much like her diminutive nickname, is best described as “Hamptons twee”—preppy and peppy.How Taryn Toomey’s ‘The Class’ Became New York’s Latest Fitness Craze
January 9, 2015
Peppy Miller (Berenice Béjo) is the admiring ingénue who gets her big break on the soundstage.‘The Artist’: Golden Globe Winner Jean Dujardin on Its Surprise Ending
January 16, 2012
He flirts with a female co-star, Peppy (Berenice Bejo), but the real love of his life is his dog.Hollywood's Top Dog: 'The Artist' Star Uggie
December 5, 2011
If it took weekly manicures and neckties, phony smiles and peppy “sure things,” so be it.
If it took weekly manicures and neck ties, phony smiles and peppy “sure things,” so be it.
Miss Peppy said this with much solemnity, as if she were administering an oath.Shifting Winds
“Glad to have them,” came the peppy voice back over the wire.Helen in the Editor's Chair
Ruthe S. Wheeler
Peppy turned toward her companion with one of her clearest and most straightforward expressions.The Camp Fire Girls at the End of the Trail
Secretly, for it was not Peppy's way to take men into his confidence where it might be avoided, he got himself a coil of rope.Love-at-Arms
She asked if every one was out of the castle, and being assured that it was so, said, Is Peppy (her dog) safe?The Story of My Life, volumes 4-6
Augustus J. C. Hare
- informal full of vitality; bouncy or energetic
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Word Origin and History for peppy
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