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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

Full Definition of spicy

spic·i·erspic·i·est

  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>

spic·i·ly play \-sə-lē\ adverb
spic·i·ness play \-sē-nəs\ noun

Examples of spicy

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



1562

First Known Use of spicy

1562

Rhymes with spicy



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