Adjective "Paprika" definition and examples

(Paprika may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/pəˈpriːkə//ˈpaprɪkə/

Definitions and examples

noun

A powdered spice with a deep orange-red colour and a mildly pungent flavour, made from the dried and ground fruits of certain varieties of pepper.
  1. 'Most barbecue sauces are tomato-based and encompass a myriad of spices such as chili powder, paprika, and cumin.'
  2. 'The sauce was spread like frosting over all, then sprinkled with paprika and dried parsley.'
  3. 'For the sardines, in a large bowl, whisk together the cumin, paprika, white pepper, garlic, oregano, and vinegar.'
  4. 'Foods high in beta-carotene include yellow-orange vegetables such as carrots, yams, squash, pumpkin, paprika, cayenne pepper and turnips.'
  5. 'This Hungarian version is one of the more interesting chicken stews in the world, with the typically Magyar ingredients of onion, sweet peppers and paprika.'
  6. 'To make the curry powder, combine the ground coriander, cumin, fenugreek, pepper, ginger, paprika and turmeric and mix well.'
  7. 'To make beer batter, whisk together the beer, flour, paprika and garlic until well blended.'
  8. 'I painted the kitchen Paprika and am so delighted with the color, the room came alive.'

More definitions

noun

1. a red, powdery condiment derived from dried, ripe sweet peppers.

adjective

2. cooked or seasoned with paprika.

Origin

(paprika)Late 19th century: from Hungarian.