pep talk(redirected from pep talks)
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A speech of exhortation, as to a team or staff, meant to instill enthusiasm or bolster morale.
informal an enthusiastic talk designed to increase confidence, production, cooperation, etc
to give a pep talk to
a vigorous, emotional talk intended to inspire enthusiasm, increase determination to succeed, etc.
pep′talk`, v.t., v.i.
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|Noun||1.||pep 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