Definition of Peppering

1. a. Hot; pungent; peppery.



Definition of Peppering

1. Verb. (present participle of pepper) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Peppering

1. pepper [v] - See also: pepper

Lexicographical Neighbors of Peppering

peppercorn
peppercorn rent
peppercorns
peppered
peppered steak
pepperer
pepperers
pepperidge
pepperidges
pepperier
pepperiest
pepperiness
pepperinesses
peppering
pepperless
pepperlike
peppermill
peppermills
peppermint
peppermint camphor
peppermint candy
peppermint gum
peppermint oil
peppermint patty
peppermint shrimp
peppermint stick
peppermintlike
peppermints

Literary usage of Peppering

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Comic History of the United States: From a Period Prior to the Discovery by John D. Sherwood (1870)
"An Electrical Battery charged and discharged. — The Peppering George III. got. — How he worked Seven Years against the Declaration. ..."

2. Letters of Captain Geo. Hamilton Perkins, U.S.N. by George Hamilton Perkins, George Eugene Belknap (1908)
"The forts there are old friends of mine; we are everlastingly peppering each other, but so far with no results." "OFF SABINE PASS, TEXAS, June 12, 1864. ..."

3. Wild sports in Europe, Asia and Africa by Edward Hungerford D. Elers Napier (1844)
"... start—Moorish hunters—Take up a position—Death of a wild hog—Mahomedan scruples—A wet night in camp—Moorish songs—• A little sniping—Peppering a boar—A ..."

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