Definition of pepper-and-salt in English:



  • another way of saying salt-and-pepper
    • ‘His big problem, as he might admit in the lonely watches of the night, is located just below the pepper-and-salt moustache of which he is so proud.’
    • ‘After the war, her costume ‘is covered, winter and summer, by a frayed macintosh… and she now wears a hat as well - a thing like a basket pulled down over her straying, pepper-and-salt hair’.’
    • ‘He was dressed in a pepper-and-salt suit, which was all the rage in those days.’
    • ‘I smiled at the face in the mirror, scraped at the pepper-and-salt stubble, and gave myself a very close shave.’
    • ‘And though he wore corduroys at work, and a slop-made pepper-and-salt suit on Sundays, strangers would turn round to look after him on the road.’



/ˈpepər ən(d) ˈsôlt/