buoy up

Primary Meanings of buoy up

1.
v
keep afloat
2.
v
become more cheerful
Full Definitions of buoy up
1

v keep afloat

Synonyms:
buoy
Type of:
hold, hold up, support, sustain
be the physical support of; carry the weight of
2

v become more cheerful

Synonyms:
lighten, lighten up
Type of:
cheer, cheer up, chirk up
become cheerful

v make more cheerful

Synonyms:
lighten, lighten up
Antonyms:
weigh down, weigh on
be oppressive or disheartening to
Type of:
cheer
show approval or good wishes by shouting

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