Simple Definition of pepper spray
: a substance made from a chemical found in peppers that causes temporary blindness and pain to the nose, throat, and skin when it is sprayed on someone
Full Definition of pepper spray
: a temporarily disabling aerosol that is composed partly of capsicum oleoresin and causes irritation and blinding of the eyes and inflammation of the nose, throat, and skin
Examples of pepper spray in a sentence
The police used pepper spray to bring the suspect under control.
First Known Use of pepper spray
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