Meaning of “pep talk” in the English Dictionary


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pep talknoun [ C ]

/ˈpep ˌtɔk/

a short speech intended to encourage someone to make more effort or to think more positively:

The coach gave them a pep talk at halftime.

(Definition of “pep talk” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)