pepper with

phrasal verb
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

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

pepper play
  1. : either of two pungent products from the fruit of an Indian plant (Piper nigrum) that are used chiefly as condiments:

  2. : black pepper

  3. : white pepper

  1. : to sprinkle or season with pepper

  2. : to shower with or as if with shot or other missiles

  3. : to hit with or as if with rapid repeated blows

  1. : 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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