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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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Rhymes with Pepper

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

How do you pronounce pepper?

Pronounce pepper as ˈpɛpər.

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Sentences with pepper


1. Noun, singular or mass
Sprinkle the fish with a small amount of salt and pepper.

Quotes about pepper


1. There are some things, after all, that Sally Owens knows for certain: Always throw spilled salt over your left shoulder. Keep rosemary by your garden gate. Add pepper to your mashed potatoes. Plant roses and lavender, for luck. Fall in love whenever you can.
- Alice Hoffman, Practical Magic

2. Dinner was a riot, but the food was bland, so I doused it with pepper spray. The chef wanted to protest, but he didn’t, because I had the pepper spray.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

2. pepper-and-salt

noun. a fabric woven with flecks of light and dark.

Synonyms

  • textile
  • fabric
  • material

Antonyms

  • insulator
  • conductor
  • incorporeal
  • unbodied

3. pepper

verb. ['ˈpɛpɝ'] add pepper to.

Synonyms

  • spice up
  • spice

Antonyms

  • withstand
  • fight back
  • drive back

Etymology

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

4. 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))

5. pepper

noun. ['ˈpɛpɝ'] sweet and hot varieties of fruits of plants of the genus Capsicum.

Synonyms

  • capsicum
  • solanaceous vegetable
  • sweet pepper
  • hot pepper

Antonyms

  • superior
  • orient
  • switch on
  • disengage

Etymology

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

6. pepper

noun. ['ˈpɛpɝ'] pungent seasoning from the berry of the common pepper plant of East India; use whole or ground.

Synonyms

  • peppercorn
  • seasoning
  • flavorer
  • black pepper
  • Madagascar pepper
  • white pepper
  • Piper nigrum
  • seasoner
  • flavourer
  • common pepper
  • flavouring

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • praise
  • refrain
  • end

Etymology

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

7. pepper

noun. ['ˈpɛpɝ'] climber having dark red berries (peppercorns) when fully ripe; southern India and Sri Lanka; naturalized in northern Burma and Assam.

Synonyms

  • Madagascar pepper
  • peppercorn
  • genus Piper
  • white pepper
  • Piper nigrum
  • common pepper
  • Piper
  • piperine
  • true pepper
  • pepper vine
  • piperin

Antonyms

  • stand firm
  • repulse
  • oppose
  • fight down

Etymology

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