AskDefine | Define peppery

Dictionary Definition

peppery adj : having a piquant burning taste of spices or peppers; "gingery Chinese food"; "hot peppers"; "hot curry"; "corn chips with peppery salsa"; "spicy tomato sauce" [syn: gingery, hot, spicy]

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  1. Having the taste of pepper

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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