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Meaning of SPICY

Pronunciation:  'spIsee

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  having a piquant burning taste of spices or peppers; "gingery Chinese food"; "hot peppers"; "hot curry"; "corn chips with peppery salsa"; "spicy tomato sauce"
  2. [adj]  having an agreeably pungent taste
  3. [adj]  suggestive of sexual impropriety; "a blue movie"; "blue jokes"; "he skips asterisks and gives you the gamy details"; "a juicy scandal"; "a naughty wink"; "naughty words"; "racy anecdotes"; "a risque story"; "spicy gossip"

SPICY is a 5 letter word that starts with S.


 Synonyms: blue, gamey, gamy, gingery, hot, juicy, naughty, peppery, piquant, pungent, racy, risque, savory, savoury, sexy, tasteful, zesty



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Spi"cy\, a. [Compar. {Spicier}; superl. {Spiciest}.]
[From {Spice}.]
1. Flavored with, or containing, spice or spices; fragrant;
   aromatic; as, spicy breezes. ``The spicy nut-brown ale.''

         Led by new stars, and borne by spicy gales. --Pope.

2. Producing, or abounding with, spices.

         In hot Ceylon spicy forests grew.     --Dryden.

3. Fig.: Piquant; racy; as, a spicy debate.

Syn: Aromatic; fragrant; smart; pungent; pointed; keen. See