spicy

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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
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