- a highly seasoned, hard sausage of beef and pork.
Origin of pepperoni
Related Words for pepperonibratwurst, frankfurter, banger, liverwurst, pepperoni, kielbasa, rolliche, wurst
Examples from the Web for pepperoni
Contemporary Examples of pepperoni
Roll out pizza dough, add sauce, cheese, pepperoni, and bake at 375 for 6-8 minutes.Epic Meal Empire’s Meat Monstrosities: From the Bacon Spider to the Cinnabattleship
July 26, 2014
The crust was stuffed with cheese and pepperoni, Italian sausage, and bacon.Pizza Hut’s Evil Genius
April 4, 2013
Elbow your way in for a seat—or take it to go—and then say pepperoni and all will be well.Gal With a Suitcase
March 20, 2010
To the left was a medium-size pizza with pepperoni and hot, bubbling cheese.John Grisham's First Short Story: Part Two
October 26, 2009
- a highly seasoned dry sausage of pork and beef spiced with pepper, used esp on pizza
Word Origin for pepperoni
"beef and pork sausage seasoned with pepper," 1919, American English, from Italian peperone "chilli," from pepe (see pepper (n.)).