salt–and–pepper

adjective

Definition of salt–and–pepper

  1. :  having black-and-white or dark and light color intermingled in small flecks a salt–and–pepper suit a salt–and–pepper beard

1835

First Known Use of salt–and–pepper

1835


SALT–AND–PEPPER Defined for English Language Learners

salt-and-pepper

adjective

Definition of salt–and–pepper for English Language Learners

  • : having many small spots of black and white


Seen and Heard

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

Love words? Need even more definitions?

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

WORD OF THE DAY

to glide in or as if in an airplane

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

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