peppery

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pep·per·y

 (pĕp′ə-rē)
adj.
1. Of, containing, or resembling pepper; sharp or pungent in flavor.
2. Vigorously sharp-tempered: a peppery sales clerk.
3. Sharp and stinging in style or content; vivid or fiery: peppery criticism.

pep′per·i·ness n.
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peppery

(ˈpɛpərɪ)
adj
1. (Cookery) flavoured with or tasting of pepper
2. quick-tempered; irritable
3. full of bite and sharpness: a peppery speech.
ˈpepperiness n
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pep•per•y

(ˈpɛp ə ri)

adj.
1. full of or tasting like pepper; hot.
2. of, pertaining to, or resembling pepper.
3. sharp or stinging: a peppery speech.
4. easily angered.
[1690–1700]
pep′per•i•ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.peppery - having the piquant burning taste of peppers; "corn chips with peppery salsa"
tasty - pleasing to the sense of taste; "a tasty morsel"
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peppery

adjective hot, fiery, spicy, pungent, highly seasoned, piquant A crisp green salad with a few peppery radishes.
hot mild, bland, tasteless, insipid, vapid
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peppery

adjective
2. Full of or characterized by a lively, emphatic, eager quality:
Informal: snappy.
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Translations
سَريع الغَضَبمُفَلْفَل
pepřenýprchlivý
hidsig
borsos
mikiî pipraîuruppstökkur
korenený

peppery

[ˈpepərɪ] ADJ (= hot, sharp) → picante; (= tasting of pepper) → con sabor a pimienta (fig) (= short-tempered) → enojadizo
peppery tastesabor m a pimienta; (hot, sharp) → sabor m picante
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peppery

[ˈpɛpəri] adj [herb, flavour] → poivré(e)pep pill nexcitant mpep rally n (US) réunion des élèves (ou des étudiants) avant un match interscolaire, pour encourager leur équipepep talk pep-talk nparoles fpl d'encouragement
to give a pep talk to sb → parler à qn pour l'encourager
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peppery

adjgepfeffert; (fig) old man etchitzig, hitzköpfig; it tastes rather pepperyes schmeckt stark nach Pfeffer
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peppery

[ˈpɛpərɪ] adjpepato/a (fig) → irascibile
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pepper

(ˈpepə) noun
1. the dried, powdered berries of a certain plant, used for seasoning food. white/black pepper; This soup has too much pepper in it.
2. the plant bearing these berries. a pepper plant.
3. any of several red, yellow, or green, hollow seed-containing fruits used as food. red peppers stuffed with rice.
4. any of the plants which bear these.
verb
1. to put pepper in or on (some food). You don't have to pepper the soup.
2. (with with) to throw, fire etc many, usually small, objects at (someone). He peppered them with bullets.
ˈpeppery adjective
1. (of food) containing a lot of pepper. The soup is too peppery.
2. easily made angry. a peppery old man.
ˈpeppercorn noun
the berry of the pepper plant.
ˈpepper-mill noun
a small container in which peppercorns are ground into a powder.
ˈpeppermint noun
1. a flavouring taken from a type of plant and used in sweets etc.
2. (sometimes abbreviated to mint) a sweet flavoured with peppermint. The little boy had a bag of peppermints.
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