Definition of green pepper in US English:

green pepper


  • 1The unripe fruit of a sweet pepper, which is mild in flavor and widely used in cooking.

    • ‘The dish included a good range of crunchy vegetables - broccoli, green peppers, bamboo shoots, water chestnuts, cashew nuts and onion among them.’
    • ‘While steaming the rice, sauté some garlic, onions and green peppers in a teaspoon of olive oil for five minutes.’
    • ‘Add the green pepper and mushrooms and cook until the vegetables are soft.’
    • ‘Vitamin C is present in fresh, uncooked fruits and vegetables, especially citrus fruits and red and green peppers.’
    • ‘Carrots, kale, and spinach are the main suppliers of beta carotene, while vitamin C is found in citrus fruits and juices, green peppers, broccoli, and potatoes.’
    1. 1.1 The plant that yields the green pepper.
      • ‘In the school's garden are giant tufts of spinach, green peppers and cabbages planted according to eco-friendly and sustainable permaculture principles.’


green pepper

/ˈɡrin ˈˌpɛpər//ˈɡrēn ˈˌpepər/