Translation of spicy in Spanish:

spicy

Pronunciation: /ˈspaɪsi/

adj (-cier, -ciest)

  • 1.1 [sauce/food] (highly seasoned) muy condimentado; (with spices) con muchas especias; (hot, peppery) picante
    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.
    1.2 (racy) [story/account] sabroso; (with sexual connotations) picante

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