noun Informal.
an alcoholic drink taken to restore one's energy or good spirits.
any restorative, as a snack or coffee.
Also called pickup.

1865–70; noun use v. of phrase pick me up

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informal a tonic or restorative, esp a special drink taken as a stimulant

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Example sentences
The vinegar is still available for those in need of a quick pick-me-up.
Each day, millions stagger to the kitchen coffee pot or local coffee joint for the morning pick-me-up.
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