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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.
The alcohol has power but I still get heavy juniper and a sweet spiciness.
It provides a potpourri of flavor options, including the warm, aromatic spiciness of chai, the heady floral essence of jasmine, and the smoky intensity of Lapsang souchong, to name a few.
Before you chop fresh red peppers, rub a little oil on your hands and your skin won't absorb the spiciness.
The restaurant treats wings as an experience -- you choose the type, then the flavour, a spiciness rating and then top it off with a dressing.
Some research suggests that as you get used to the heat, you'll have to eat more to taste the same level of spiciness.
Monk Sauce registers at about 250,000 heat units on the Scoville scale, a system of measurement used to compare the spiciness of chile peppers.
ILLEGAL immigrants are getting hot and bothered - over the spiciness of their meals.
There's a delicious spiciness thanks to the jalapeno but it doesn't overpower the cheese flavour.
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.