An example of pepper is a painter splattering tiny dots of paint on a canvas.
An example of pepper is shaking chili flakes on a pizza.
An example of a pepper is a jalapeño.
An example of pepper is the black speckled seasoning in a shaker on the table next to the salt.
A roof peppered with hailstones.
Some ballparks have signs saying "No pepper games".
After the hailstorm, the beach was peppered with holes.
He liked to pepper his conversation with long words.
Origin of pepper
- Middle English peper from Old English pipor from Latin piper from Greek peperi of Indic origin Prakrit pipparī from Sanskrit pippalī from pippalam pipal
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition