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.

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

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.
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"

peppery

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

peppery

adjective
2. Full of or characterized by a lively, emphatic, eager quality:
Informal: snappy.
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

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

peppery

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

peppery

[ˈpɛpərɪ] adjpepato/a (fig) → irascibile

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.
References in classic literature ?
I don't wonder you were peppery. Those things are awfully trying.
There was an occasional tempest, and once Jo marched home, declaring she couldn't bear it longer, but Aunt March always cleared up quickly, and sent for her to come back again with such urgency that she could not refuse, for in her heart she rather liked the peppery old lady.
"My dear George, don't be so peppery," said his wife, with her hand on the black mane that drooped over the microscope.
"I am not so mad," answered Sancho, "but I am more peppery; but apart from all this, what has your worship to eat until I come back?
"'An' then," continued Horse Egan, for the peppery Major's peculiarities of speech and manner were as well known as his tanned face; "'an' then, ye dissolute, half-baked, putty-faced scum o' Connemara, if I find a man so much as lookin' confused, begad, I'll coort-martial the whole company.
In the course of these transportations the baby, who was the only peppery person in the ship, tried to smite these stalwart young German sailors on the face.
He was a small, stout man with a red face and a peppery manner.
After the Pirates built a 51-27 lead at half time, it was just a matter of going through the motions of winning with twins Jaycee and Jayvee Marcelino, Reymar Caduyac, Jayson David and peppery guard Renz Navarro leaving no room for doubt.
Using the fritter as the main component in the salad, I have looked to complement them with peppery watercress, crunchy sweet pears and walnuts.
There's powerful Hermitage with peppery, earthy, smoky fruit or more delicate, fragrant, raspberry enriched Cote-Rotie from the northern Rhone wine region.
There's powerful Hermitage with peppery, earthy, smoky fruit or more delicate, fragrant, raspberry-enriched Cote-Rotie, from the northern Rhone wine region.
PS6.50 Morrisons The Best Nero d'Avola Morrisons A plummy and peppery wine with plenty of flavour and a smooth finish.