peppery definition

  • adjective:
    • Of, containing, or resembling pepper; razor-sharp or pungent in taste.
    • Vigorously sharp-tempered: a peppery sales clerk.
    • Sharp and stinging in style or content; vivid or fiery: peppery critique.
    • getting the taste of pepper.
    • Having a fiery temperament.
    • Of or pertaining to pepper; having the characteristics of pepper; hot; pungent.
    • Fig.: Hot-tempered; passionate; choleric.
    • getting the piquant burning up style of peppers
  • others:
    • Of or regarding pepper; resembling pepper, as with look, style, etc.; razor-sharp; pungent; hot: since, a peppery appearance.
    • Choleric; irritable; hot; passionate; sharp; stinging: as, a peppery personality; a peppery solution.

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