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spicy

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adjective \ˈspī-sē\

Simple Definition of spicy

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

  • : exciting and somewhat shocking

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of spicy

spicier

spiciest

  1. 1 :  having the quality, flavor, or fragrance of spice

  2. 2 :  producing or abounding in spices

  3. 3 :  lively, spirited

  4. 4 :  piquant, racy; especially :  somewhat scandalous or salacious <spicy gossip>

spicily

play \-sə-lē\ adverb

spiciness

play \-sē-nəs\ noun

Examples of spicy in a sentence

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



1562

First Known Use of spicy

1562


SPICY Defined for Kids

spicy

play
adjective \ˈspī-sē\

Definition of spicy for Students

spicier

spiciest

  1. 1 :  flavored with or containing spice <a spicy sauce>

  2. 2 :  somewhat shocking or indecent <a spicy story>

spiciness

noun




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