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peppy

[ pep-ee ]
/ ˈpɛp i /
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adjective, pep·pi·er, pep·pi·est.Informal.

energetic; vigorous; lively.

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Origin of peppy

First recorded in 1920–25; pep + -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM peppy

pep·pi·ly, adverbpep·pi·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for peppy

peppy
/ (ˈpɛpɪ) /

adjective -pier or -piest

informal full of vitality; bouncy or energetic

Derived forms of peppy

peppily, adverbpeppiness, noun
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