piquant, savory, savoury, spicy, zesty(adj)
having an agreeably pungent taste
producing a burning sensation on the taste nerves
"hot salsa"; "jalapeno peppers are very hot"
blue, gamy, gamey, juicy, naughty, racy, risque, spicy(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"
Of, pertaining to, or containing spice.
He prepared a spicy casserole.
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.
Tangy, zesty, or pungent.
Her head jerked back when she smelled the strong, spicy aroma.
Vigorous; colorful; stimulating.
He is known for his spicy political commentary.
Risqué, sexy, racy; mildly pornographic.
I don't want my children to see the spicy images on this web site.
flavored with, or containing, spice or spices; fragrant; aromatic; as, spicy breezes
producing, or abounding with, spices
fig.: Piquant; racy; as, a spicy debate
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
spī′si, adj. producing or abounding with spices: fragrant: pungent: piquant, pointed, racy: showy.—adv. Spī′cily.—n. Spī′ciness.
The numerical value of spicy in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of spicy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Examples of spicy in a Sentence
In Malaysia, the best is nasi lemak, rice cooked with coconut milk accompanied with red hot spicy sauce and fried anchovies with peanuts and cucumber and boiled eggs. It is usually for breakfast. A complete meal.
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.
I had never tasted yellow rice before that, we ate it with sambal (a spicy sauce) and it was delicious.
The version [in the United States] tends to be a lot less spicy and sweeter. it's just the American take on ethnic food.
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.
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Translations for spicy
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- حريف, حارArabic
- würzig, pikant, scharf, gewürztGerman
- ζωηρός, πικάντικος, τολμηρός, αψύς, καρυκευμένος, καυτόςGreek
- picante, sazonado, aliñado, aromático, condimentadoSpanish
- maustettu, mausteinen, pisteliäs, pornahtava, pistäväFinnish
- épicé, piquantFrench
- तीखा, मसालेदारHindi
- fűszeres, zamatos, pikáns, borsosHungarian
- 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
- пикантен, зачинет, лутMacedonian
- pikant, gekruid, kruidigDutch
- picante, condimentado, apimentado, temperadoPortuguese
- пряный, острый, пикантный, энергичный, неприличный, живойRussian
- stark, kryddstark, pikant, skarp, kryddigSwedish
- เผ็ด, รสเผ็ดThai
- gia vị, cayVietnamese
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