pep talk

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pep talk

n. Informal
A speech of exhortation, as to a team or staff, meant to instill enthusiasm or bolster morale.

pep talk

n
informal an enthusiastic talk designed to increase confidence, production, cooperation, etc
vb
to give a pep talk to

pep′ talk`


n.
a vigorous, emotional talk intended to inspire enthusiasm, increase determination to succeed, etc.
[1920–25]
pep′talk`, v.t., v.i.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pep talk - a speech of exhortation attempting to instill enthusiasm and determination in a team or staffpep talk - a speech of exhortation attempting to instill enthusiasm and determination in a team or staff
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
exhortation, incitement - the act of exhorting; an earnest attempt at persuasion
Translations

pep talk

n (inf)aufmunternde Worte pl; to give somebody a pep talkjdm ein paar aufmunternde Worte sagen

pep talk

n (fam) → discorso d'incoraggiamento
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