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
Yes, that has been a problem. The Indian workers like spicy food.
It's a volcano so the beer has a hot and spicy flavor with a soft and fresh aftertaste.
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.
You can't call America Chavez a spicy Latina, she's so strong and she's a bad*ss. She wants to help others and she's doing her own thing.
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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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