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pep pill

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

pep pill

n
(Recreational Drugs) informal a tablet containing a stimulant drug

pep′ pill`


n.
a pill, tablet, or capsule that contains a stimulant drug, esp. amphetamine.
[1935–40, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pep pill - a central nervous system stimulant that increases energy and decreases appetitepep pill - a central nervous system stimulant that increases energy and decreases appetite; used to treat narcolepsy and some forms of depression
amphetamine sulfate, amphetamine sulphate - a sulfate derivative of amphetamine that is used as a stimulant for the central nervous system
bennie, Benzedrine - a form of amphetamine
Dexedrine, dextroamphetamine sulphate - an isomer of amphetamine (trade name Dexedrine) used as a central nervous system stimulant
drug of abuse, street drug - a drug that is taken for nonmedicinal reasons (usually for mind-altering effects); drug abuse can lead to physical and mental damage and (with some substances) dependence and addiction
deoxyephedrine, meth, methamphetamine, methamphetamine hydrochloride, Methedrine, shabu, chicken feed, crank, chalk, trash, glass, ice - an amphetamine derivative (trade name Methedrine) used in the form of a crystalline hydrochloride; used as a stimulant to the nervous system and as an appetite suppressant
excitant, stimulant drug, stimulant - a drug that temporarily quickens some vital process
Translations

pep pill

nAufputschpille f, → Peppille f (inf)

pep pill

nstimolante m
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