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pick-me-up

[pik-mee-uhp] /ˈpɪk miˌʌp/
noun, Informal.
1.
an alcoholic drink taken to restore one's energy or good spirits.
2.
any restorative, as a snack or coffee.
Also called pickup.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70; noun use v. of phrase pick me up
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British Dictionary definitions for pick me up

pick-me-up

noun
1.
(informal) a tonic or restorative, esp a special drink taken as a stimulant
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Slang definitions & phrases for pick me up

pick-me-up

noun
  1. A drink or snack that invigorates; pepper-upper, perker-upper
  2. A drink of liquor taken to restore tone and morale (1867+)

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