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adj. spic·i·er, spic·i·est
1. Having the flavor, aroma, or quality of spice.
2. Piquant; zesty: a spicy tomato sauce.
3. Producing or abounding in spices.
4. High-spirited; lively.
5. Slightly scandalous; risqué: a spicy Hollywood romance.

spic′i·ly adv.
spic′i·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.spiciness - the property of being seasoned with spice and so highly flavored
taste property - a property appreciated via the sense of taste
raciness, pungency, sharpness, bite - a strong odor or taste property; "the pungency of mustard"; "the sulfurous bite of garlic"; "the sharpness of strange spices"; "the raciness of the wine"
piquance, piquancy, piquantness, tang, tanginess, zest, nip - a tart spicy quality
pepperiness, hotness - a hot spiciness
2.spiciness - behavior or language bordering on indelicacy
indelicacy - the trait of being indelicate and offensive
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[ˈspaɪsɪnɪs] N
1. [of food] → lo picante
2. [of story] → lo picante


n (= quality)Würzigkeit f, → Würze f; (= taste)Würze f; (fig)Pikanterie f; because of its spicinessweil das so stark gewürzt ist


(spais) noun
1. a usually strong-smelling, sharp-tasting vegetable substance used to flavour food (eg pepper or nutmeg). We added cinnamon and other spices.
2. anything that adds liveliness or interest. Her arrival added spice to the party.
to flavour with spice. The curry had been heavily spiced.
spiced adjective
containing spice(s). The dish was heavily spiced.
ˈspicy adjective
tasting or smelling of spices. a spicy cake; He complained that the sausages were too spicy for him.
ˈspiciness noun
References in classic literature ?
It was fringed in all its length with slim young birches, white stemmed and lissom boughed; ferns and starflowers and wild lilies-of-the-valley and scarlet tufts of pigeonberries grew thickly along it; and always there was a delightful spiciness in the air and music of bird calls and the murmur and laugh of wood winds in the trees overhead.
Inspired by the 'colours and spirit ot British bohemia', Mimosa and Cardamom features honeyed, golden mimosa over the spiciness of freshly crushed cardamom with hints of creamy tonka beans and smooth sandalwood.
Gewurztraminer (the prefix gewurz translates to spiciness in German) is a perfect Indian summer wine if you've tired of light, neutral whites - try the Belmonte Gewurztraminer 2014, Marlborough, New Zealand (PS11.
Crisp with a bit of spiciness and almost pea undertones.
The panel set out to specifically test how a beer's International Bittering Units (IBUs) and alcohol by volume (ABV) affect the perceived spiciness of spicy foods like Buffalo wings.
There is a slight spiciness in the aroma with a hint of cloves and some subtle vanilla.
Its citric aromas and soft opening quickly acquire spiciness and crisp, apple acidity before riding out on a mineral edge and pear-influenced depth.
Pugsley noted, "[whilst] the Pale Ale, Wheat and Light Munich malts combine with the natural tannin in pumpkin and the delicate spiciness of Willamette and Hallertau Hops to balance the sweetness of the fruit.
During the testing phase, hundreds of barbecue fans were excited with the new spiciness of Dimples BBQ Sauce.
From her Cologne Intense collection, Tuberose Angelica is based around "the queen of white florals" with a hint of spiciness from Angelica.
The spiciness of each dish is adjustable, and our server was quick to ask what degree of spiciness we would like.
contest has 10 levels of increasing spiciness where competitors have to down fiery chicken wings, sauces and chillies.