Examples of spicy in a Sentence
a spicy suggestion that earned him a slap in the face
Recent Examples of spicy from the Web
While the artichokes made the enchiladas that much better, whole kernels of sweet corn, barely spicy slices of poblano pepper and a judicious use of jack cheese make for a worthwhile experience as is.
Salsas include mild tomato with cilantro and chiles, tomatillo with cilantro and garlic or chipotle with roasted tomatoes and smoky chipotle chiles or go with spicy picante sauce.
Sweet wines are tradition here, though irresistible spicy reds have entered the scene thanks to a new generation of vintners.
Harissa, the spicy Northern African chili paste, dabbed on top along with sprinkled zaatar spice mix is great.
Had some Mesclun mix and spicy arugula from the greenmarket topped with egg, avocado, onions, cucumber, carrots, and a whole lemon squeezed on top.
Case in point: the flaming-throwingly spicy Chicken 65 ($8.99), which here is pan-fried, not deep-fried.
The spicy chicken pops are a lesson in the tingling effect of Sichuan peppercorns.
At Vanity Fair, the always spicy Eric Spitznagel talks with cast and crew in a revealing oral history of the making of Meatballs.
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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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