spicy


spicy

adjective \ˈspī-sē\

of food : flavored with or containing strong spices and especially ones that cause a burning feeling in your mouth

: exciting and somewhat shocking

spic·i·erspic·i·est

Full Definition of SPICY

1
:  having the quality, flavor, or fragrance of spice
2
:  producing or abounding in spices
4
:  piquant, racy; especially :  somewhat scandalous or salacious <spicy gossip>
spic·i·ly \-sə-lē\ adverb
spic·i·ness \-sē-nəs\ noun

Examples of SPICY

  1. <a spicy suggestion that earned him a slap in the face>

First Known Use of SPICY

1562

Rhymes with SPICY

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