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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 ?
Tell her to make it short and spicy, and never mind the moral.
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.
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.
What though the spicy breezes Blow soft o'er Ceylon's isle - '
She looked up again; she had compounded her glance well this time--much archness, more deference, a spicy dash of coquetry, an unveiled consciousness of capacity.
With the particles of the oily and spicy viand which now remained, I thoroughly rubbed the bandage wherever I could reach it; then, raising my hand from the floor, I lay breathlessly still.
And yourself, lady," observed Giovanni, "if fame says true,--you likewise are deeply skilled in the virtues indicated by these rich blossoms and these spicy perfumes.
the girl asked, as she breathed in the spicy scent of the bright flowers.
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.
From the shore floated sweet spicy odours that always remind me of hymns and missionaries, and in the windows of the houses on the Berea sparkled a hundred lights.
And now Robin's heart began to laugh aloud, for he thought that his danger had gone by, and that his nostrils would soon snuff the spicy air of the woodlands once again.
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.