peppery

Part of speech: adjective

Pertaining to or like pepper; pungent; quick tempered; stinging.

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Usage examples "peppery":

  1. The fact is, I oughtn't to have quarrelled with Mart Tinman as I've done; I'm too peppery by nature. - "The Short Works of George Meredith", George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009.
  2. What a peppery little pen we wield! - "Stories of Childhood", Various.
  3. You're just the same small, peppery, saucy, unmanageable, thin brown witch that you were then, only a little taller, a little more good- looking, a little- a very little- more dignified. - "Barbara Ladd", Charles G. D. Roberts.