Definition of pepper with
1 : to hit (someone) repeatedly with (something) The boxer peppered his opponent with punches. —often used figuratively The reporters peppered her with questions.
2 : to put a small amount of (something) on many different parts of (a surface) —usually used as (be) peppered with His face is peppered with freckles.
3 : to put (something) in many places in (a story, speech, etc.) She peppered the report with statistics.
Word by Word Definitions
: either of two pungent products from the fruit of an Indian plant (Piper nigrum) that are used chiefly as condiments:
: black pepper
: white pepper
: to sprinkle or season with pepper
: to shower with or as if with shot or other missiles
: to hit with or as if with rapid repeated blows
: a baseball practice or warm-up game in which usually several fielders toss the ball a short distance to a single batter who hits it back
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