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Meaning of peppery

pep•per•y

Pronunciation: (pep'u-rē), [key]
— adj.
  1. full of or tasting like pepper; hot; pungent.
  2. of, pertaining to, or resembling pepper.
  3. sharp or stinging: a peppery speech.
  4. easily angered; bad-tempered; irritable; irascible: the peppery leader of a political faction.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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