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spic·y

 (spī′sē)
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.

spicy

(ˈspaɪsɪ)
adj, spicier or spiciest
1. (Cookery) seasoned with or containing spice
2. (Cookery) highly flavoured; pungent
3. informal suggestive of scandal or sensation
4. (Cookery) producing or yielding spices
ˈspicily adv
ˈspiciness n

spic•y

(ˈspaɪ si)

adj. spic•i•er, spic•i•est.
1. seasoned, esp. strongly seasoned, with spice.
2. of the nature of or resembling spice.
3. abounding in or yielding spices.
4. aromatic or fragrant.
5. piquant or pungent: spicy criticism.
6. slightly improper or risqué: a spicy novel.
7. full of spirit; lively.
[1555–65]
spic′i•ly, adv.
spic′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.spicy - having an agreeably pungent tastespicy - having an agreeably pungent taste  
tasty - pleasing to the sense of taste; "a tasty morsel"
2.spicy - producing a burning sensation on the taste nerves; "hot salsa"; "jalapeno peppers are very hot"
tasty - pleasing to the sense of taste; "a tasty morsel"
3.spicy - suggestive of sexual impropriety; "a blue movie"; "blue jokes"; "he skips asterisks and gives you the gamy details"; "a juicy scandal"; "a naughty wink"; "naughty words"; "racy anecdotes"; "a risque story"; "spicy gossip"
sexy - marked by or tending to arouse sexual desire or interest; "feeling sexy"; "sexy clothes"; "sexy poses"; "a sexy book"; "sexy jokes"

spicy

adjective
1. hot, seasoned, pungent, aromatic, savoury, tangy, piquant, flavoursome Thai food is hot and spicy.
2. (Informal) risqué, racy, off-colour, ribald, hot (informal), broad, improper, suggestive, unseemly, titillating, indelicate, indecorous spicy anecdotes about his sexual adventures

spicy

adjective
1. Affecting the organs of taste or smell with a strong and often harsh sensation:
Archaic: poignant.
2. Bordering on indelicacy or impropriety:
Translations
كَثير التَّوابِلمُتبَّلٌ
ostrýokořeněný
krydretstærk
pistäväpisteliäsvoimakkaasti maustettu
začinjen
borsosfűszerespikánszamatos
kryddaîur
とげのある刺激的な辛い辛口の香辛料を入れた
향료를 넣은
začinjen
kryddstark
ที่มีรสจัด
caycó nêm gia vị

spicy

[ˈspaɪsɪ] ADJ (spicier (compar) (spiciest (superl)))
1. (Culin) (gen) → muy condimentado, muy sazonado; (= hot) → picante, picoso (LAm)
2. (fig) [joke etc] → picante, colorado (LAm)

spicy

[ˈspaɪsi] adj
[food, sauce] → épicé(e), relevé(e)
[story, tale] → piquant(e)

spicy

adj (+er)würzig; sauce, food alsostark gewürzt; (fig) story etcpikant; languagekräftig

spicy

[ˈspaɪsɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (Culin) (fig) → piccante

spice

(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.
verb
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

spicy

مُتبَّلٌ ostrý stærk würzig πικάντικος condimentado, especiado voimakkaasti maustettu épicé začinjen piccante 香辛料を入れた 향료를 넣은 kruidig krydret pikantny condimentado пряный kryddstark ที่มีรสจัด baharatlı có nêm gia vị 香辣的

spicy

adj (comp -ier; super -iest) condimentado, (hot) picante
References in classic literature ?
Besides, amber is a hard, transparent, brittle, odorless substance, used for mouth-pieces to pipes, for beads and ornaments; but ambergris is soft, waxy, and so highly fragrant and spicy, that it is largely used in perfumery, in pastiles, precious candles, hair-powders, and pomatum.
When they came to the gulf, Ozma's magic carpet carried them all over in safety; and now they began to pass the trees, in which birds were singing; and the breeze that was wafted to them from the farms of Ev was spicy with flowers and new-mown hay; and the sunshine fell full upon them, to warm them and drive away from their bodies the chill and dampness of the underground kingdom of the Nomes.
What though the spicy breezes Blow soft o'er Ceylon's isle - '
the girl asked, as she breathed in the spicy scent of the bright flowers.
When the wind blew over them all the spicy breezes of Ceylon's isle were never sweeter.
 Greeland's spicy mountains to India's moral strand.
Aunt Plenty had even allowed Rose to rummage in her great china closet a spicy retreat, rich in all the "goodies" that children love; but Rose seemed to care little for these toothsome temptations; and when that hope failed, Aunt Plenty gave up in despair.
Good luck to your messes," answered Tom, as he walked away meditatively crunching his cinnamon, and looking as if he did not find it as spicy as usual.
For an hour he did not move but sat perfectly still, filling his being with the spicy odor that made him half drunk with happiness.
Animals with huge humps were feeding in the luxuriant prairies, and were half hidden, sometimes, in the tall grass; spreading forests in bloom redolent of spicy perfumes presented themselves to the gaze like immense bouquets; but, in these bouquets, lions, leopards, hyenas, and tigers, were then crouching for shelter from the last hot rays of the setting sun.
He suffered himself, even, to think of that faint blur upon the horizon, the breath of the spicy winds, the strange home perfumes of the bay, as he drew nearer and nearer to the outstretched arms of his country.
His nose went up in the air and quested to windward along the wind that brought the message, and he read the air with his nose as a man might read a newspaper--the salt smells of the seashore and of the dank muck of mangrove swamps at low tide, the spicy fragrances of tropic vegetation, and the faint, most faint, acrid tingle of smoke from smudgy fires.