pepper-and-salt

adjective
pep·​per-and-salt | \ ˌpe-pər(-ə)n(d)-ˈsȯlt How to pronounce pepper-and-salt (audio) \

Definition of pepper-and-salt

First Known Use of pepper-and-salt

1751, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about pepper-and-salt

Time Traveler for pepper-and-salt

Time Traveler

The first known use of pepper-and-salt was in 1751

See more words from the same year

Statistics for pepper-and-salt

Cite this Entry

“Pepper-and-salt.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pepper-and-salt. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

Comments on pepper-and-salt

What made you want to look up pepper-and-salt? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Words of Snow and Ice Quiz

  • image1037863653
  • Which of the following refers to thin, bending ice, or to the act of running over such ice?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Typeshift

Anagram puzzles meet word search.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!