Definition of pepperoni in English:


Line breaks: pep¦per|oni
Pronunciation: /ˌpɛpəˈrəʊni
(also peperoni)


[mass noun]
Beef and pork sausage seasoned with pepper.
More 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.


from Italian peperone 'chilli'.

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