verb (used with object)
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
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
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.
Kardashian is one of many celebrities who now command substantial fees for peppering their posts with commercial name-dropping.
It was coming down in torrents, peppering the roof and the windows.Johnny Ludlow, Second Series|Mrs. Henry Wood
Reporters pounced on us when we left the class, jabbing at us with mics and peppering us with questions.Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom|Cory Doctorow
Off on another ridge we could see Lucas' men and the Cubans peppering away into a valley.Wounds in the rain|Stephen Crane
While I was doing that, a shell burst right over us, making a horrible noise and peppering the air with pieces of shrapnel.In the Line of Battle|Various
He talked of peppering his people as I would talk of peppering a capon.Imaginary Conversations and Poems|Walter Savage Landor