American English

Definition of pick-me-up noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1something that makes you feel better, happier, healthier, etc., especially medicine or an alcoholic drink Use the facial scrub when your skin needs an extra pick-me-up.
  2. 2(figurative) This deal would offer the best possible pick-me-up to the town's ailing economy.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: pick-me-up