Definition of paprika
: a usually mild red condiment consisting of the dried finely ground pods of various sweet peppers; also : a sweet pepper used for making paprika
Examples of paprika in a Sentence
tomato sauce made with garlic, paprika, and pepper
Recent Examples of paprika from the Web
Rookies make the mistake of using too much garlic powder or paprika in a dry rub, which dries out the brisket.
Once the oil shimmers, stir in the onion; cook for 5 minutes until just softened, then stir in the strips of lemon peel, garlic, paprika, za'atar, cinnamon and cayenne pepper.
It’s often topped with oil, a dash of paprika, some fresh parsley and lemon slices on the slide.
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PAPRIKA Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of paprika for English Language Learners
: a red powder that is made from sweet peppers and used as a spice for food
PAPRIKA Defined for Kids
Definition of paprika for Students
: a mild red spice made from dried peppers
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