Synonyms of pepper


1. pepper, common pepper, black pepper, white pepper, Madagascar pepper, Piper nigrum, true pepper, pepper vine

usage: climber having dark red berries (peppercorns) when fully ripe; southern India and Sri Lanka; naturalized in northern Burma and Assam

2. capsicum, pepper, capsicum pepper plant, shrub, bush

usage: any of various tropical plants of the genus Capsicum bearing peppers

3. pepper, peppercorn, flavorer, flavourer, flavoring, flavouring, seasoner, seasoning

usage: pungent seasoning from the berry of the common pepper plant of East India; use whole or ground

4. pepper, solanaceous vegetable

usage: sweet and hot varieties of fruits of plants of the genus Capsicum


1. pepper, zest, spice, spice up

usage: add pepper to; "pepper the soup"

2. pepper, pelt, attack, assail

usage: attack and bombard with or as if with missiles; "pelt the speaker with questions"

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Definition and meaning of pepper (Dictionary)