Examples of spicy in a Sentence
a spicy suggestion that earned him a slap in the face
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Distilled from the thick-skinned muscat grape and rested in stainless steel for nine months, this fresh, spicy floral spirit lends itself perfectly to bright, citrusy cocktails.
The peppers ranged from the aforementioned ghost chiles to the milder (but still super spicy) Chocolate Bhutlah and cayenne peppers.
Balancing salty, sweet, spicy, and savory, Chef Xia's sauce builds with each bite.
Find out if each dish is spicy, vegetarian or a light choice.
The perfect way to use the last of this year’s tomatoes, this quinoa salad is packed with spicy, sweet roasted tomatoes, crispy chickpeas and a roasted garlic vinaigrette.
Creole mustard This coarsely ground, spicy mustard is a New Orleans sandwich staple.
Now, the burrito chain is ready to roll out the spicy, cheesy, side to the whole country.
Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Wraps Crispy, crunchy, spicy chicken with lettuce and ranch dressing is a great game-day snack or a quickie lunch.
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First Known Use of spicy
Synonymsbawdy, blue, gamy (or gamey), lewd, off, off-color (or off-colored), racy, ribald, risqué, salty, suggestive
Related Wordsleering; 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, naughty
Near Antonymsclean, 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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