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warmer-upper

[wawr-mer-uhp-er] /ˈwɔr mərˈʌp ər/
noun, Informal.
1.
something that provides one with invigorating warmth:
Hot soup is a good warmer-upper after skiing.
2.
something that serves to warm up an audience or group of participants before a main event:
Radio stations played martial music as a warmer-upper before the prime minister's speech.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45; warm up + -er1, applied pleonastically to both v. and particle
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warmer-upper

noun

Something that warms or starts: wonderful warmer-upper, four-button coat sweater/ Now try it as a warmer-upper


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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