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salt-and-pepper

[sawlt-n-pep-er] /ˈsɔlt nˈpɛp ər/
adjective
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Slang definitions & phrases for salt and pepper

salt and pepper

adjective phrase
  1. Interracial; black and tan: a salt and pepper neighborhood in Detroit (1950s+)
  2. Referring to hair that is turning gray (1915+)
noun phrase

Impure or low-grade marijuana (1960s+ Narcotics)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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