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English definition of “pick-me-up”

pick-me-up

noun [C] uk   /ˈpɪk.mɪ.ʌp/ us  
something that makes you feel better, often a drink or a tonic (= a type of medicine): It is traditional around here to drink brandy with coffee as a morning pick-me-up.Medicine in different forms
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