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  • n. Alternative spelling of pepper pot.

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Examples

  • She is an entitled pepperpot nepot who has been given large amount of money and attention due to the fact that she is the daughter of someone famous (daddy) and someone rich

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  • (using hand broadcasting or hand-held spreaders such as the "pepperpot") had been used for spot sowing onto prepared seedbeds, normally following a hot burn of the slash left after logging the site.

    4 Australian Experience

  • 'pepperpot'; we spent nothing; we had no comforts, but from year to year, as the _sous_ were piled away in our hoard, we kept our eyes on the neighbouring acre of moorland.

    The False Chevalier or, The Lifeguard of Marie Antoinette

  • And what was so civilization-threatening about the portly pepperpot anyway?

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  • Start with jazzy adjectives, as the New York Post's Page Six column did when it began calling famed presidential intern Monica Lewinsky a "portly pepperpot" in the mid-1990s.

    How to Serve Dish

  • Ira came by each evening with a van full of hungry tourists, and she filled their bellies with saltfish and pepperpot, balls of cornmeal.

    White People Problems (part 2)

  • It was a squat intimidating folly, circular for about two-thirds of its height but topped with an octagonal cupola like a pepperpot pierced with eight glazed slit windows, compass points of reflected light which gave it something of the look of a lighthouse.

    She Closed Her Eyes

  • A reporter with the Associated Press wrote that the ships funnel had more holes than a pepperpot.

    The Attack on the Liberty

  • But the perky little pepperpot bared her soul in "Where the Boys Are."

    All I Want For Christmas...

  • The woman the tabloids dubbed "" the portly pepperpot '' may not share Cameron Diaz's charm or confidence, but even so, it seemed to us that Ms. Lewinsky and her travails in the Oval Office might be ripe fodder for Hollywood.

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  • "Meanwhile, in the jargon of town planners the word pepperpotting has been coined to refer to the practice of sprinkling social housing among areas of private housing, so that lower earners are not herded together in large estates." --Ian Brookes, "A different kettle of fish"

    October 8, 2009