Definition of pepper spray in English:

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pepper spray


An aerosol spray containing oils derived from cayenne pepper, irritant to the eyes and respiratory passages and used as a disabling weapon.
Example sentences
  • Get pepper spray and spray it liberally around the boundaries of your property.
  • One can only imagine the effect pepper spray has on those with asthma or other respiratory problems.
  • The effects of the spray are similar to the milder pepper spray which targets the eyes, nose and mouth.

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