Definition of pepperoni in English:

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pepperoni

Pronunciation: /ˌpepəˈrōnē/
(also peperoni)

noun

Beef and pork sausage seasoned with pepper.
Example sentences
  • Why stop with just one meat when you can drown a pizza in pepperoni, sausage, ham, bacon, beef, and pork toppings?
  • The only drawback is the lack of sausage and pepperoni, but pork isn't very healthy anyway.
  • He called the number and ordered the two pepperoni and sausage pizzas aright after Aaron left to pick up Fanny.

Origin

From Italian peperone 'cayenne pepper plant'.

Words that rhyme with pepperoni

abalone, Albinoni, Annigoni, Antonioni, baloney, Bodoni, boloney, bony, calzone, cannelloni, canzone, cicerone, coney, conversazione, coronae, crony, Gaborone, Giorgione, macaroni, Manzoni, Marconi, mascarpone, minestrone, Moroni, Mulroney, padrone, panettoni, phoney, polony, pony, rigatoni, Shoshone, Sloaney, stony, Toni, tony, zabaglione

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: pep·per·o·ni

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