Example sentences for: peppered

How can you use “peppered” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • (In my own textbook, the discussion of this issue is peppered with quotes from Bork.)

  • Peppered with wordplay, startling visual imagery, and near misses by the two lovers, the film has only one flaw, according to critics, namely that all the fancy footwork verges on becoming too self-conscious.

  • Inglish sentences are peppered with Indian words.

  • Praise also goes to comedian Mike Nichols' film-acting debut: His "timing is flawless, his speech peppered with strange pauses through which we grasp the full weight of his irony, derision, and sheer incredulity at the peculiarity of the human phenomena that surround him" (Leslie Camhi, the Village Voice ). (Slate's Sarah Kerr argues that the movie is merely pretentious.)

  • Human beings are accustomed to a certain amount of imprecision in language: not only does each of use give a slightly different interpretation to the concepts represented by words like good, justice, and God, but our speech is peppered with expressions like I mean, Y' know , and I don't get you . But in the field of learning disabilities, itself a vague, catch-all term suggestive of many interpretations, the onomasiological problem reached such a state of confusion some years ago-- as described in Chapter Two of the subject book-- that in 1964 the U.S. government commissioned a task force devoted to the terminology alone.


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