pep pill


noun

a pill, tablet, or capsule that contains a stimulant drug, especially amphetamine.

Nearby words

  1. people's republic of china,
  2. peoplehood,
  3. peoria,
  4. peotillomania,
  5. pep,
  6. pep rally,
  7. pep someone up,
  8. pep talk,
  9. peperomia,
  10. peperoni

Origin of pep pill

An Americanism dating back to 1935–40

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British Dictionary definitions for pep pill

pep pill

noun

informal a tablet containing a stimulant drug
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Medicine definitions for pep pill

pep pill

n.

A tablet or capsule containing a stimulant drug, especially an amphetamine.

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