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pep rally

Syllabification: pep ral·ly

Definition of pep rally in English:

noun

North American informal
A meeting aimed at inspiring enthusiasm, especially one held before a sporting event.
Example sentences
  • Physics is not a varsity athletics event that requires a pep rally.
  • The members of the last team to rack up this accomplishment had been gathered together for the pep rally and I confess it was hard to look at the pleasant assortment of middle-aged ranchers and businessmen and see the athletes they once were.
  • I know this event wasn't planned as a pep rally, but we don't have to be carrying signs or protesting to get excited.

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