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spicy

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Adjective

spicy (comparative spic, superlative ier)

Positive
spicy

Comparative
spic

Superlative
ier

  1. Of, pertaining to, or containing spice.
    He prepared a spicy curry.
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Tangy, zesty, or pungent.
    Her head jerked back when she smelled the strong, spicy aroma.
  3. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Vigorous; colorful; stimulating.
    He is known for his spicy political commentary.
  4. Risqué, sexy, racy; mildly pornographic.
    I don't want my children to see the spicy images on this web site.

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References

  • 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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