Definition of Peppery

1. Adjective. Having the piquant burning taste of peppers. "Corn chips with peppery salsa"

Similar to: Tasty
Derivative terms: Pepper



Definition of Peppery

1. a. Of or pertaining to pepper; having the qualities of pepper; hot; pungent.

Definition of Peppery

1. Adjective. Having the taste of pepper. ¹

2. Adjective. Having a fiery temperament. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Peppery

1. resembling pepper [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Peppery

peppermints
pepperminty
pepperoni
pepperoni pizza
pepperonis
pepperpot
pepperpots
peppers
peppershaker
peppershakers
peppertree
peppertrees
pepperwood
pepperwort
pepperworts
peppery (current term)
peppier
peppiest
peppily
peppiness
peppinesses
pepping
peppy
peps
pepsic
pepsin
pepsin a
pepsinate
pepsinated
pepsinates

Literary usage of Peppery

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1. The Americana: A Universal Reference Library, Comprising the Arts and ...edited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines edited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines (1912)
"The seeds are aromatic, and somewhat peppery. Those of N. saliva species common in cornfields in Southern Europe, are supposed to be the ..."

2. King's American Dispensatory by John King, Harvey Wickes Felter, John Uri Lloyd (1905)
"Thresh (1884) announced the discovery of tha active constituent as a viscid, pale-yellow fluid, without odor, but having a pungent taste, not so peppery, ..."

3. The Mushroom Book: A Popular Guide to the Identification and Study of Our by Nina Lovering Marshall (1901)
"The spores are white or yellow. The juice exuded may be white or orange or blue. peppery Lactarius (Edible) Lactarius piperatus Cap or Pileus—Creamy ..."

4. English-Kikuyu Vocabulary by Arthur Wallace McGregor (1904)
"peppery, adj. Peradventure, adv. Perceive, to . Perception, n. Perdition, n. Perfect, adj. Perforate, to Perform, to . Perfume, n. Perhaps, adv. Peril, n. ..."

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