Origin of pepper
OTHER WORDS FROM pepperpep·per·er, nounpep·per·ish, adjectivepep·per·ish·ly, adverbun·pep·pered, adjective
How to use pepper in a sentence
The device could someday be used to test cooked meals or fresh peppers, says analytical chemist Warakorn Limbut of Prince of Songkla University in Hat Yai, Thailand.A new portable device can reveal a chili pepper’s heat|Erin Garcia de Jesus|November 10, 2020|Science News
Tensions grew along with the size of the protest, and police used pepper spray and flashbang devices to push demonstrators away from the station.Protesters demonstrate outside D.C. police station for second night after Karon Hylton’s death|Clarence Williams, Samantha Schmidt, Tom Jackman|October 29, 2020|Washington Post
That testing process involves dissolving a precise amount of dried pepper in alcohol so as to extract the capsaicinoids.Better than the Scoville scale? Chili-shaped device can rate pepper hotness|Jennifer Ouellette|October 22, 2020|Ars Technica
Pauline attached the camera to her rover and drove it around pepper plants that she grew in pots.Student scientists work to help all of us survive a warmer world|Bethany Brookshire|October 21, 2020|Science News For Students
It’s found naturally in fruits and vegetables, especially citrus, peppers and tomatoes.Can supplements really help fight COVID-19? Here’s what we know and don’t know|Laura Beil|October 16, 2020|Science News
He has the potential to complicate the unfailing friendliness of Jimmy Fallon by peppering in a little bite.Seth Meyers Gets Off to a Rocky Start on 'Late Night'|Kevin Fallon|February 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
All of the male presenters professed their great esteem for the women on stage, peppering their praises with off-the-cuff humor.Women Who Rule the Stage: Theater Goddesses Honored at Second Annual Lilly Awards|Lizzie Crocker|June 9, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Within days he was peppering me with phone calls and telling me that my entire approach to fulfilling my dreams was wrong.
Beck began peppering his banter with political references and pushing executives for a talk show to call his own.
Kardashian is one of many celebrities who now command substantial fees for peppering their posts with commercial name-dropping.
The breakfast hour was enlivened by a continual peppering of small shot from her, varied by a big gun from her father.Alone|Marion Harland
He whipped out his own revolver and began peppering the ground under the feet of the mountaineers' horses.The Pony Rider Boys on the Blue Ridge|Frank Gee Patchin
In that vise he was borne across the house and deposited in his own seat, under a peppering fire of giggles from the whole school.The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Part 2.|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
His head was covered with the angry bees, and they were peppering every exposed part of his face.The Pony Rider Boys in New England|Frank Gee Patchin
Bullets from a submachine gun clipped out, peppering the entrance and the door, and ricocheting down the hall.Police Your Planet|Lester del Rey