peppering

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

peppering

  1. Present participle of pepper.

Noun[edit]

peppering (plural pepperings)

  1. A light spray, as of bullets.
    • 1840, Colburn's New Monthly Magazine and Humorist (volume 60, page 57)
      Besides, the advantage sought is but a cowardly advantage; for when all is said, the pepperings from the small shot of female eloquence are great only to little men.