Definition of pepperoni
: a highly seasoned beef and pork sausage
Recent Examples of pepperoni from the Web
Attorney J. Michael Huget (HUE’-git) says the man ordered a pepperoni pizza without pork in Dearborn but then switched his order to a hot-and-ready pizza.
A Muslim man is suing Little Caesars for $100 million in Michigan, claiming he was served pepperoni made with pork, which is a food prohibited by Islamic law.
A Muslim man who says Little Caesars served him a pizza with pepperoni made with pork has filed a lawsuit seeking $100 million.
Conventional toppings like pepperoni and mushroom are excellent as well.
Phoning in an order for a pepperoni pizza can be a cumbersome process for a deaf person, but new telecommunications services may deliver a better way.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'pepperoni'. Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
PEPPERONI Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of pepperoni for English Language Learners
: a spicy sausage that is usually eaten on pizza
PEPPERONI Defined for Kids
Definition of pepperoni for Students
: a spicy dry Italian sausage
Learn More about pepperoni
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up pepperoni? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).