pepper sth with sth Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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pepper sth with sth

phrasal verb with pepper uk   /ˈpep.ər/  us   // verb


to ​hit something ​repeatedly with ​smallobjects: The city's ​walls were peppered with ​bullets.


[often passive] If you ​pepper a ​speech or ​piece of writing with something, you ​include a lot of that ​particular thing: The ​letter was peppered with ​exclamationmarks.
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