[ pep-ee ]
/ ˈpɛp i /
adjective, pep·pi·er, pep·pi·est. Informal.
energetic; vigorous; lively.
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Related formspep·pi·ly, adverbpep·pi·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for peppiness
/ (ˈpɛpɪ) /
adjective -pier or -piest
informal full of vitality; bouncy or energetic
Derived Formspeppily, adverbpeppiness, noun
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Word Origin and History for peppiness
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