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Adjectivespicy (comparative spic, superlative ier)
- Of, pertaining to, or containing spice.
- He prepared a spicy curry.
- (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Tangy, zesty, or pungent.
- Her head jerked back when she smelled the strong, spicy aroma.
- (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) 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.
tangy or pungent
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- “spicy” in An American Dictionary of the English Language, by Noah Webster, 1828.
- “spicy” in Dictionary.com Unabridged, v1.0.1, Lexico Publishing Group, 2006.
- "spicy" in Encarta® World English Dictionary [North American Edition] © & (P)2007 Microsoft Corporation.
- "spicy" in Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press 2007.
- "spicy" in Compact Oxford English Dictionary, © Oxford University Press, 2007.
- Oxford English Dictionary, 2nd ed., 1989.
- Random House Webster's Unabridged Electronic Dictionary, 1987-1996.
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