Synonyms of peppery in English:

peppery


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adjective

1‘this salami is very peppery’

SYNONYMS
spicy, spiced, peppered, hot, highly seasoned, pungent, fiery, gingery, piquant, sharp
ANTONYMS

mild, bland

2‘retired generals are expected to be peppery’

SYNONYMS
irritable, peevish, cross, crabbed, crabby, crotchety, cantankerous, hot-tempered, irascible, fiery, quick-tempered, impatient, complaining, querulous, curmudgeonly, bitter, acerbic, sour, caustic, moody, grumpy, huffy, brusque, surly, curt, gruff, scratchy, ill-tempered, bad-tempered, short-tempered, ill-natured, ill-humoured, touchy, sharp-tongued, testy, tetchy, snappish, snarling, waspish, prickly, crusty, bilious, liverish, dyspeptic, splenetic, choleric
informal snappy, chippy, grouchy, cranky
British informal narky, ratty, eggy, like a bear with a sore head
North American informal peckish, sorehead, soreheaded
Australian, New Zealand informal snaky
informal, dated miffy
ANTONYMS

easy-going