Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: verb

To season with pepper; pelt; scold.

Part of speech: noun

A tropical climbing shrub, its pungent aromatic berries, or a condiment prepared from them.

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Usage examples "pepper":

  1. David ran for his fiddle, and then for Pepper. - "Love Me Little, Love Me Long", Charles Reade Edition: 10 Language: English.
  2. Serve on a hot platter, with butter, pepper and salt. - "Cookery for Little Girls", Olive Hyde Foster.
  3. " There ain't much scare about them, worse luck," said Jim, " but we'll pepper 'em a bit an' see what happens anyhow." - "Jack Haydon's Quest", John Finnemore.