Definition of “black pepper” - English Dictionary


“black pepper” in English

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black peppernoun [ U ]

uk /ˌblæk ˈpep.ər/ us /ˌblæk ˈpep.ɚ/

Examples from literature

  • Chop cold cooked chicken with some mushrooms, parsley and thyme and season with salt, black pepper and cayenne. 
  • Clean and season a trout with salt, black pepper and cayenne. 
  • Give them a dose of black pepper in their feed every cold rain. 
  • Season highly with salt, black pepper and a pinch of cayenne. 
  • White pepper is always inferior in flavour and quality to the black pepper. 

(Definition of “black pepper” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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