Peppery meaning

pĕpə-rē
Of, containing, or resembling pepper; sharp or pungent in flavor.
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Vigorously sharp-tempered.

A peppery sales clerk.

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Sharp and stinging in style or content; vivid or fiery.

Peppery criticism.

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Of, like, or highly seasoned with pepper.
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Sharp or fiery, as speech or writing.
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Hot-tempered; irritable.
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Having the taste of pepper.
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Having a fiery temperament.

A peppery old Army major.

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Origin of peppery

  • pepper +"Ž -y

    From Wiktionary