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PICK-ME-UP

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does pick-me-up mean? 

PICK-ME-UP (noun)
  The noun PICK-ME-UP has 2 senses:

1. anything with restorative powers
2. a tonic or restorative (especially a drink of liquor)

  Familiarity information: PICK-ME-UP used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PICK-ME-UP (noun)


Sense 1pick-me-up [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Anything with restorative powers

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

pick-me-up; pickup

Context example:

she needed the pickup that coffee always gave her

Hypernyms ("pick-me-up" is a kind of...):

corrective; restorative (a device for treating injury or disease)


Sense 2pick-me-up [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A tonic or restorative (especially a drink of liquor)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

bracer; pick-me-up

Hypernyms ("pick-me-up" is a kind of...):

restorative; tonic (a medicine that strengthens and invigorates)


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