Definition of salt-and-pepper in English:

Share this entry


Pronunciation: /ˈsôlt n ˈpepər/


Flecked or speckled with intermingled dark and light shades: his salt-and-pepper hair
More example sentences
  • Vincent's appearance also represents something of a departure for Cruise, with his steel grey hair and salt-and-pepper stubbled face.
  • He has a full head of salt-and-pepper hair, wire-rim glasses and a warm smile.
  • Quite a few people look much better with salt-and-pepper hair than they did with color.

Words that rhyme with salt-and-pepper

leper, pepper

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: salt-and-pep·per

Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Related Words