Definition of spicy in English:
adjective (spicier, spiciest)
1Flavoured with or fragrant with spice: pasta in a spicy tomato sauce
More example sentences
- This was braised cubes of lamb in a spicy coconut sauce with fragrant rice for €15.50.
- A little bowl of diablo sauce, a spicy and fresh tomato salsa, came on the side.
- To top it off, the skewers were presented on a plate with potatoes, sour cream, and a spicy tomato sauce.
1.1Exciting or entertaining, especially through being mildly indecent: spicy jokes and suggestive songs
risqué, racy, salty, scandalous, ribald, suggestive, titillating, bawdy, naughty, salacious, off colour, indelicate, immodest, dirty, smutty
informal raunchy, juicy
North American informal gamy
- Example sentences
- The fish is fresh and spicily dressed with avocado and sweet, hot soy sauce topped with a crown of sesame seaweed salad.
- His live music spicily punctuates a play that, while preaching a sexual and racial sermon, adopts much more than a simple missionary position.
- A similar nuts-and-bolts problem mars Bombay Dreams, a musical spicily scored by the Bollywood composer A. R. Rahman, who has sold 200 million albums worldwide.
Words that rhyme with spicydicey, icy, pricey, vice
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