Related formspep·per·i·ly, adverbpep·per·i·ness, nounun·pep·per·y, adjective
Examples from the Web for peppery
Besides a trove of data showing that the rich really are getting much richer, the book is full of peppery Gallic asides.We Need More Class Traitors: Solving America’s Meritocracy Problem|Jedediah Purdy|April 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He ignored, too, his chairman of the Federal Reserve, Marriner Eccles, a small, peppery Mormon banker from Utah.
Belgian ale like Chimay is rich with fruity and peppery notes and sometimes has a bitter aftertaste.
My old godfather, who had come to see me off, was the funniest of all—a peppery Indian edition.Fanny Goes to War|Pat Beauchamp
The peppery Secretary of State grew more and more intolerant of Gerry.The Life of John Marshall (Volume 2 of 4)|Albert J. Beveridge
Dignified silence, however, was the last thing to be expected from the peppery gentleman from Mississippi.Stephen A. Douglas|Allen Johnson
Neale jumped and floundered for five minutes, then the peppery scrub quarter consigned him profanely to the side-lines.Rough-Hewn|Dorothy Canfield
It was invisible, but Fitz flushed and felt, after his fashion, peppery.Fitz the Filibuster|George Manville Fenn