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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.
References in periodicals archive ?
For example, it mellows the extra peppiness expected from soprano and high-tenor voices like Axl Rose and Michael Jackson, while mezzo-soprano singer Adele's performance in Set Fire To The Rain lacks impact.
More than a handful of the songs, including Naked, Foreign Love and Body So Good, focus on beautiful women, passionately and emphatically, and where things venture into perhaps edgier territory, such as on Lef My Gun, the music never flags in energy and peppiness.
Those were the moments when she radiated not so much beauty and poise as the earthy, rhapsodic peppiness of a loving parent.
Though she may have created a company whose logo features a smiling baby surrounded by bright orange sunbeams, Visram, 39, balances her company's peppiness with the determination of a fighter.
Such confidence derives from at least two sources: (1) the sense that the authors are trading on unassailable premises ("Who could question the ground on which I stand?") and (2) the authors' buoyant personalities ("My peppiness makes me irresistible").