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picker-upper

[pik-er-uhp-er] /ˈpɪk ərˈʌp ər/
noun, Informal.
1.
something that restores one's depleted energy or depressed spirits; pick-me-up.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40; pick up + -er1, joined pleonastically to both v. and particle
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picker-upper

noun

A person or thing that picks up: A hitchhiker caught a ride. The picker-upper was soon arrested (1936+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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