pick-me-up

[ pik-mee-uhp ]
/ ˈpɪk miˌʌp /

noun Informal.

an alcoholic drink taken to restore one's energy or good spirits.
any restorative, as a snack or coffee.

QUIZZES

TAKE THIS QUIZ TO SEE WHAT YOU KNOW ABOUT 2ND-3RD GRADE VOCAB FROM BOOKS!

Are you learning new vocabulary? Or do you just have an interest in words? Either way, this quiz is for you.
Question 1 of 10
orchard
Also called pickup.

Origin of pick-me-up

First recorded in 1865–70; noun use v. of phrase pick me up
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for pick-me-up

British Dictionary definitions for pick-me-up

pick-me-up

noun

informal a tonic or restorative, esp a special drink taken as a stimulant
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012