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spicy

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of spicy

  1. hinting at or intended to call to mind matters regarded as indecent <a spicy suggestion that earned him a slap in the face> Synonyms bawdy, blue, gamy (or gamey), lewd, off, off-color (or off-colored), racy, ribald, risqué, salty, suggestiveRelated Words leering; barnyard, coarse, coarse-grained, crude, earthy, foul, gross, vulgar; dirty, filthy, gutter, indecent, lascivious, locker-room, nasty, obscene, pornographic, porny, prurient, raunchy, smutty, stag, unprintable, unpublishable, warm, X-rated; immodest, indecorous, indelicate, naughtyNear Antonyms clean, decent, G-rated, nonobscene; innocuous, inoffensive; priggish, prim, prudish, puritanical, staid, straitlaced (or straightlaced), Victorian; correct, decorous, genteel, nice, polite, proper, respectable, seemly




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