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SPICY (spicier, spiciest)

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does spicy mean? 

SPICY (adjective)
  The adjective SPICY has 2 senses:

1. having an agreeably pungent taste
2. suggestive of sexual impropriety

  Familiarity information: SPICY used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SPICY (adjective)


Sense 1spicy [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Having an agreeably pungent taste

Synonyms:

piquant; spicy; zesty; savory; savoury

Similar:

tasty (pleasing to the sense of taste)


Sense 2spicy [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Suggestive of sexual impropriety

Synonyms:

risque; gamey; gamy; naughty; spicy; racy; juicy; blue

Context examples:

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

Similar:

sexy (marked by or tending to arouse sexual desire or interest)


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