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American English: /ˈpɛpər/
British English: /ˈpɛpə/

Translation of pepper in Spanish:


transitive verb

  • 1.1 (Cookery)
    ponerle or echarle pimienta a
    1.2 (pelt) See examples:to pepper something/somebody (with something)
    acribillar algo/a alguien (a algo)
    they peppered him with questions
    lo acribillaron a preguntas
    Example sentences
    • A propaganda line was prepared, while the city was peppered with repeated bombardment.
    • He finally stopped and was peppered with bullets from an Apache helicopter.
    • He is getting peppered with questions from the press, many of them with a familiar theme.
    1.3 (intersperse) See examples:to pepper something with something
    salpicar algo de algo
    the speech was peppered with anecdotes
    el discurso estuvo salpicado de anécdotas
    Example sentences
    • In this case, it is also peppered with an enormous amount of humour as well as a direct insight into the sheer boredom and irritation of being incarcerated and its destructive effect on the personality.
    • In addition, each explanation is peppered with the necessary amount of technical information needed to accomplish the job.
    • His speeches are peppered with key phrases including ‘the consumer is boss’, ‘reframing the brands’ and ‘connect and develop’.
    Example sentences
    • He peppered the meat and swirled it with vegetables, asparagus shoots and courgette and finely shaved carrots, leeks and onions at their most succulent.
    • Gratefully, I copiously peppered my dish, and returned the pepper grinder to the young man, thanking him.
    • Two of us chose crispy duck with orange and Grand Marnier sauce, the birthday girl chose peppered steak, another chose lamb kebab with mint and honey and another went for halibut.

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