Definition of pick-me-up in English:

pick-me-up

Syllabification: pick-me-up

noun

informal
  • A thing that makes one feel more energetic or cheerful: ginseng has long been used as a pick-me-up your letter was just the pick-me-up I needed
    More example sentences
    • It tends to be the lower teams we struggle against so it will not be easy, but after a win-less February we are now looking at making it three wins on the trot in March which would be a real pick-me-up.
    • Call us superficial but any show called TOO MUCH SUGAR is enticing and expecting a quick pick-me-up we wandered into the Hall.
    • This means it can be a great pick-me-up as well as enhance numerous other physiological functions like fat loss, satiety, mood, mental focus and even sex drive.
    Synonyms
    tonic, restorative, energizer, stimulant, refresher, reviver
    informal bracer
    Medicine analepticboost, boost to the spirits, fillip, stimulant, stimulus
    informal shot in the arm

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