keep your pecker up

• meaning "stay positive", "look on the bright side" etc.

Londonisms dictionary. 2014.

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  • keep your pecker up — british informal phrase used for encouraging someone to be happy in a difficult situation Thesaurus: ways of telling someone not to worry or be upsetsynonym Main entry: pecker * * * Brit., informal …   Useful english dictionary

  • keep your pecker up — If someone tells you to keep your pecker up, they are telling you not to let your problems get on top of you and to try to be optimistic …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • Keep your pecker up! — Keep (your) pecker up! British, informal something that you say to someone in order to tell them to be happy when something unpleasant is happening to them. I know things are hard, love, but keep your pecker up …   New idioms dictionary

  • keep your pecker up — ► keep your pecker up Brit. informal remain cheerful. [ORIGIN: pecker probably in the sense «beak».] Main Entry: ↑pecker …   English terms dictionary

  • keep your pecker up —    If someone tells you to keep your pecker up, they are telling you not to let your problems get on top of you and to try to be optimistic.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • Keep your pecker up —   If someone tells you to keep your pecker up, they are telling you not to let your problems get on top of you and to try to be optimistic …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • Keep your pecker up — This is one way of saying keep your chin up. Use with caution as in some places your pecker is also your willy! …   The American's guide to speaking British

  • keep your pecker up — Meaning Remain cheerful. Origin This is the English pecker, i.e. mouth, as opposed to the American, i.e. penis …   Meaning and origin of phrases

  • keep your pecker up — stay cheerful, remain happy …   English contemporary dictionary

  • keep your pecker up — British informal used for encouraging someone to be happy in a difficult situation …   English dictionary


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