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spicy


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Spicy  \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.'' 
  --Milton. 
 
  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 
  {Racy}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  spicy 
  adj  1:  having  an  agreeably  pungent  taste  [syn:  {piquant},  {savory}, 
  {savoury},  {zesty}] 
  2:  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" 
  [syn:  {blue},  {gamy},  {gamey},  {juicy},  {naughty},  {racy}, 
  {risque}] 
  3:  having  a  piquant  burning  taste  of  spices  or  peppers; 
  "gingery  Chinese  food";  "hot  peppers";  "hot  curry";  "corn 
  chips  with  peppery  salsa";  "spicy  tomato  sauce"  [syn:  {gingery}, 
  {hot},  {peppery}] 




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