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Webster 1828 Edition


Peppered

PEP'PERED

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Sprinkled with pepper; pelted; spotted.

Definition 2023


peppered

peppered

English

Adjective

peppered (comparative more peppered, superlative most peppered)

  1. Seasoned with pepper.
    • 2001, Clifford A. Wright, Mediterranean Vegetables: A Cook's ABC of Vegetables and their Preparation, page 168
      This heavily peppered soup was traditionally prepared to celebrate the rite of marriage in Languedoc.
  2. Speckled.
    • 2006, Luke Eric Lassiter, Invitation to Anthropology‎, 2nd ed., page 8
      Prior to 1900, within the population of peppered moths the vast majority were lightly peppered; but a very few were heavily peppered in their pigmentation.

Translations

Verb

peppered

  1. simple past tense and past participle of pepper