What does spicy mean?

Definitions for spicy
ˈspaɪ sispicy

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word spicy.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. piquant, savory, savoury, spicy, zestyadjective

    having an agreeably pungent taste

  2. hot, spicyadjective

    producing a burning sensation on the taste nerves

    "hot salsa"; "jalapeno peppers are very hot"

  3. blue, gamy, gamey, juicy, naughty, racy, risque, spicyadjective

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. spicyadjective

    Of, pertaining to, or containing spice.

    He prepared a spicy casserole.

  2. spicyadjective

    Piquant; provoking a burning sensation due to the presence of chillies or similar spices.

    This curry is too spicy for me. I can't eat it.

  3. spicyadjective

    Tangy, zesty, or pungent.

    Her head jerked back when she smelled the strong, spicy aroma.

  4. spicyadjective

    Vigorous; colorful; stimulating.

    He is known for his spicy political commentary.

  5. spicyadjective

    Risqué, sexy, racy; mildly pornographic.

    I don't want my children to see the spicy images on this web site.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Spicy

    flavored with, or containing, spice or spices; fragrant; aromatic; as, spicy breezes

  2. Spicy

    producing, or abounding with, spices

  3. Spicy

    fig.: Piquant; racy; as, a spicy debate

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Spicy

    spī′si, adj. producing or abounding with spices: fragrant: pungent: piquant, pointed, racy: showy.—adv. Spī′cily.—n. Spī′ciness.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of spicy in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of spicy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of spicy in a Sentence

  1. Wayan Lebih:

    I had never tasted yellow rice before that, we ate it with sambal (a spicy sauce) and it was delicious.

  2. Kristen Burns:

    There are certain foods that are triggers for people with incontinence or overactive bladders, including spicy foods, which doctors have identified as common irritants for women.

  3. Bonnie Taub-Dixs:

    I love using canned beans for my spicy dark chocolate chili bowls and my kids love my pumpkin bread with dark chocolate chips and almonds that uses canned pumpkin.

  4. Chef Ana Roš:

    When we were young, we had this fermented cottage cheese with bald potatoes, but it is such a strong spicy taste that it was too strong for the new generation, and the trade died out.

  5. De George:

    We did a lot of internal testing for the dipping sauces and kept an eye on industry trends. i don’t think five years ago you’d have seen so many spicy sauces, but the palate is shifting.

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Translations for spicy

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  • حريف, حارArabic
  • ostrýCzech
  • würzig, pikant, scharf, gewürztGerman
  • ζωηρός, πικάντικος, τολμηρός, αψύς, καρυκευμένος, καυτόςGreek
  • picante, sazonado, aliñado, aromático, condimentadoSpanish
  • تندPersian
  • maustettu, mausteinen, pisteliäs, pornahtava, pistäväFinnish
  • épicé, piquantFrench
  • तीखा, मसालेदारHindi
  • fűszeres, zamatos, pikáns, borsosHungarian
  • pedasIndonesian
  • piccanteItalian
  • とげのある, スパイシー, 辛い, 刺激的, 辛口のJapanese
  • រសជាតិហិរ, ហឹរKhmer
  • 맵다, 매운, 짜릿한Korean
  • acutus, CONDITUSLatin
  • ເຜັດLao
  • пикантен, зачинет, лутMacedonian
  • pedasMalay
  • pikant, gekruid, kruidigDutch
  • krydretNorwegian
  • picante, condimentado, apimentado, temperadoPortuguese
  • пряный, острый, пикантный, энергичный, неприличный, живойRussian
  • stark, kryddstark, pikant, skarp, kryddigSwedish
  • காரமானTamil
  • เผ็ด, รสเผ็ดThai
  • çeşniliTurkish
  • ПрянийUkrainian
  • gia vị, cayVietnamese
  • בשׂימעדיקYiddish
  • Chinese

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    a decorative musical accompaniment (often improvised) added above a basic melody
    • A. gloat
    • B. abet
    • C. descant
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