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>

1915

First Known Use of salt–and–pepper

1915


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


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