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1. pepper

verb. ['ˈpɛpɝ'] attack and bombard with or as if with missiles.

Synonyms

  • pelt
  • assail
  • attack

Antonyms

  • stand
  • resist
  • fend
  • repel

Etymology

  • piper (Latin)
  • πέπερι (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Words that Rhyme with Hot Pepper

  • stepper
  • klepper
  • clepper
  • tepper
  • shepper
  • repr
  • peper
  • lepre
  • lepper
  • leper
  • knepper
  • hepper

Example sentences of the word hot-pepper


1. Noun Phrase
Heavily spiced, hot foods such as chili, salsa, curry and hot pepper may worsen your diarrhea.

2. Noun Phrase
Top the shot with drops of hot pepper sauce to taste, if you like.

2. pepper

verb. ['ˈpɛpɝ'] add pepper to.

Synonyms

  • spice up
  • spice

Antonyms

  • withstand
  • fight back
  • drive back

Etymology

  • piper (Latin)
  • πέπερι (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

3. pepper

noun. ['ˈpɛpɝ'] any of various tropical plants of the genus Capsicum bearing peppers.

Synonyms

  • Capsicum annuum longum
  • Capsicum baccatum
  • Capsicum annuum grossum
  • shrub
  • cone pepper
  • tabasco plant
  • sweet pepper
  • Capsicum annuum cerasiforme
  • capsaicin
  • pimiento
  • tabasco pepper
  • bird pepper
  • Capsicum annuum conoides
  • bush
  • hot pepper
  • cayenne pepper
  • genus Capsicum
  • Capsicum frutescens
  • chilli pepper
  • pimento
  • jalapeno
  • Capsicum
  • Capsicum frutescens baccatum
  • cherry pepper
  • bell pepper
  • paprika
  • cayenne
  • capsicum
  • sweet pepper plant
  • chili pepper
  • long pepper

Antonyms

  • evolution
  • struggle
  • rebuff
  • recalcitrate

Etymology

  • piper (Latin)
  • πέπερι (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

4. hot

adjective. ['ˈhɑːt'] used of physical heat; having a high or higher than desirable temperature or giving off heat or feeling or causing a sensation of heat or burning.

Synonyms

  • calefactory
  • torrid
  • sizzling
  • stifling
  • white
  • baking
  • fervid
  • igneous
  • thermal
  • sweltry
  • warm
  • calefacient
  • hottish
  • sultry
  • sweltering
  • red-hot
  • tropical
  • white-hot
  • het
  • heatable
  • calorific
  • sulfurous
  • baking hot
  • blistering
  • scorching
  • fervent
  • blistery
  • tropic
  • heated up
  • temperature
  • warming
  • calorifacient
  • sulphurous
  • het up
  • fiery
  • overheated
  • calefactive

Antonyms

  • cool
  • unfriendly
  • unemotional
  • unloving

Etymology

  • hat (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. hot

adjective. ['ˈhɑːt'] characterized by violent and forceful activity or movement; very intense.

Synonyms

  • violent

Antonyms

  • emotional
  • mitigated

Etymology

  • hat (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. hot

adjective. ['ˈhɑːt'] extended meanings; especially of psychological heat; marked by intensity or vehemence especially of passion or enthusiasm.

Synonyms

  • passionate
  • sensual
  • emotionalism
  • torrid
  • sizzling
  • fiery
  • red-hot
  • emotionality
  • sultry
  • flaming
  • white-hot

Antonyms

  • cold
  • passionless
  • stay
  • unenthusiastic

Etymology

  • hat (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. hot

adjective. ['ˈhɑːt'] (color) bold and intense.

Antonyms

  • unhurried

Etymology

  • hat (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. hot

adjective. ['ˈhɑːt'] sexually excited or exciting.

Antonyms

  • hotness

Etymology

  • hat (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. hot

adjective. ['ˈhɑːt'] very fast; capable of quick response and great speed.

Synonyms

  • fast
  • blistering

Antonyms

  • bare
  • evil
  • impure

Etymology

  • hat (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. hot

adjective. ['ˈhɑːt'] recently stolen or smuggled.

Antonyms

  • unexcitable

Etymology

  • hat (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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