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pep pill

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

n
(Recreational Drugs) informal a tablet containing a stimulant drug
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pep′ pill`


n.
a pill, tablet, or capsule that contains a stimulant drug, esp. amphetamine.
[1935–40, Amer.]
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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
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Translations

pep pill

nAufputschpille f, → Peppille f (inf)
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pep pill

nstimolante m
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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That same year the Army Supply Service provided commanders with packets of six Benzedrine 'pep pills' for each of their soldiers.
Rebecca and her peers adore its ultracool products and pep pills for top achievers.
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None of them was exposed to the sort of abuse experienced by Judy - who was fed pep pills by her mother aged 12 to keep her going - but she understands the demands put on young people caught in the spotlight of fame.
I've read that she was given pep pills by her mother when she was 12 years old to keep her energy levels up so that she could stay up late and perform.
A New Brighton youth was detained for three months after he was found with 1,800 pep pills in a parcel.
Run madly around the block or just run amok, Or shout and bawl like I'm off my rock Alas I can't get motivated, what happened to my zest I need a dose of pep pills to stimulate my stimulation Surely no one could be so bored of being bored Is this what life does to you devours your fire and spits out a shell And then left listening to the clock going tick tock.
Kory also takes pep pills and gas attack pills with his meals and snacks.