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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.
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adj, -pier or -piest
informal full of vitality; bouncy or energetic
ˈpeppily adv
ˈpeppiness n
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(ˈpɛp i)

adj. -pi•er, -pi•est.
energetic; vigorous; lively.
pep′pi•ly, adv.
pep′pi•ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.peppy - marked by lively actionpeppy - marked by lively action; "a bouncing gait"; "bouncy tunes"; "the peppy and interesting talk"; "a spirited dance"
lively - full of life and energy; "a lively discussion"; "lively and attractive parents"; "a lively party"
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1. Informal. Possessing, exerting, or displaying energy:
2. Informal. Very brisk, alert, and full of high spirits:
Idioms: bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, full of life.
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adj (+er) (inf)peppig (inf)
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