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adj. pep·i·er, pep·i·est Informal
Full of or characterized by energy and high spirits; lively.

pep′pi·ly adv.
pep′pi·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.peppiness - liveliness and energypeppiness - liveliness and energy; "this tonic is guaranteed to give you more pep"
sprightliness, liveliness, spirit, life - animation and energy in action or expression; "it was a heavy play and the actors tried in vain to give life to it"


1. Informal. A lively, emphatic, eager quality or manner:
Informal: ginger, pep.
Slang: oomph.
2. Informal. Capacity or power for work or vigorous activity:
Informal: get-up-and-go, go, pep, zip.
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Despite all the peppiness, the first half felt strangely lacking in oomph last night, but the pace picked up considerably after the interval with a nifty Whipped Into Shape skipathon and a crisp rendition of Bend and Snap.
While we find her energy a refreshing change, sometimes her quirky peppiness just about gets on our last nerves.
With infectious harmonies and a perpetual peppiness, this is an extremely listenable band.