Associations to the word «Pepper»


PEPPER, noun. A plant of the family Piperaceae.
PEPPER, noun. (uncountable) A spice prepared from the fermented, dried, unripe berries of this plant.
PEPPER, noun. A fruit of the capsicum: red, green, yellow or white, hollow and containing seeds, and in very spicy and mild varieties.
PEPPER, noun. (baseball) A game used by baseball players to warm up where fielders standing close to a batter rapidly return the batted ball to be hit again
PEPPER, verb. (transitive) To add pepper to.
PEPPER, verb. (transitive) To strike with something made up of small particles.
PEPPER, verb. (transitive) To cover with lots of (something made up of small things).
PEPPER, verb. (transitive) To add (something) at frequent intervals.
PEPPER DULSE, noun. (Scotland) A pungent edible seaweed, Laurencia pinnatifida.
PEPPER DULSES, noun. Plural of pepper dulse
PEPPER GAS, noun. Alternative term for pepper spray
PEPPER JACK, noun. A cheese derived from Monterey Jack with the addition of spicy hot peppers.
PEPPER JELLY, noun. A condiment made with peppers, vinegar, sugar, salt and fruit pectin.
PEPPER MILL, noun. A small handheld grinder containing a supply of peppercorns for grinding fresh at the table or in the kitchen.
PEPPER MILLS, noun. Plural of pepper mill
PEPPER NUT, noun. Alternative form of peppernut (edible seed of the pepperwood tree)
PEPPER POT, noun. A small container with a perforated top used for sprinkling ground pepper
PEPPER POT, noun. A soup made of tripe, vegetables and dumplings, seasoned with pepper.
PEPPER POTS, noun. Plural of pepper pot
PEPPER ROULETTE, noun. A game in which players select and eat a pepper from an assortment including at least one very hot and spicy pepper.
PEPPER SAUCE, noun. Hot sauce
PEPPER SHAKER, noun. A small container designed to hold pepper and facilitate sprinkling it on food for seasoning purposes.
PEPPER SHAKERS, noun. Plural of pepper shaker
PEPPER SPRAY, noun. A non-lethal chemical agent which is used in riot control and personal self-defense.
PEPPER SPRAY, verb. (transitive) To douse (someone or something) with pepper spray.

Dictionary definition

PEPPER, noun. Climber having dark red berries (peppercorns) when fully ripe; southern India and Sri Lanka; naturalized in northern Burma and Assam.
PEPPER, noun. Any of various tropical plants of the genus Capsicum bearing peppers.
PEPPER, noun. Pungent seasoning from the berry of the common pepper plant of East India; use whole or ground.
PEPPER, noun. Sweet and hot varieties of fruits of plants of the genus Capsicum.
PEPPER, verb. Add pepper to; "pepper the soup".
PEPPER, verb. Attack and bombard with or as if with missiles; "pelt the speaker with questions".

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