verb (used with object)
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Origin of pepper
OTHER WORDS FROM pepperpep·per·er, nounpep·per·ish, adjectivepep·per·ish·ly, adverbun·pep·pered, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for pepper
At that point, a tall, brown-haired man with wire-rimmed glasses came over to me, sat down, and peppered me with questions.I Was Gang Raped at a UVA Frat 30 Years Ago, and No One Did Anything|Liz Seccuro|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The text is peppered with internal rhymes and repeated letter combos.Well, La Ti Da: Stephin Merritt’s Winning Little Words of Scrabble|David Bukszpan|October 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Calls to plead with insurance companies are peppered throughout the day.How Being a Doctor Became the Most Miserable Profession|Daniela Drake|April 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
While his earlier films were meditative and often peppered with whimsical interludes, A Touch of Sin is notable for its anger.Jia Zhang-Ke’s ‘A Touch of Sin’ Premieres at Cannes|Richard Porton|May 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The narrative is paced and comfortable, peppered with bursts of predictability.
Behind them were the warriors and young men, the matrons and maids; and peppered in, as it were, the children of all ages.
We peppered them all the way up the hill and, as I could see from my glasses, killed a good many of them.Through Three Campaigns|G. A. Henty
I have been 'peppered so highly' in my time, both ways, that it must be cayenne or aloes to make me taste.Life of Lord Byron, Vol. II|Thomas Moore
I've been scalded with hot water and peppered all over with shot.Miss Elliot's Girls|Mrs Mary Spring Corning
I recognize monsieur by his red nose and his peppered face; hes the one who came to the bureau and picked me out.The Bashful Lover (Novels of Paul de Kock Volume XIX)|Charles Paul de Kock