What does the word spicy mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Spicily.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Spiciness.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Containing, flavored, or fragrant with spices.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Producing spices.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Piquant; vivid.

Usage examples for spicy

  1. " 'He's a spicy hack you're on, sir, ' said I, 'and has a go in him, I'll be bound. – The Confessions of Harry Lorrequer, Complete by Charles James Lever (1806-1872)
  2. Give both free course, and you have an atmosphere of spicy odours, and a universal spirit of song. – The Hour and the Man An Historical Romance by Harriet Martineau
  3. There were spicy wood smells, soft wood flutter and flap of leaves, stealing and playing sunbeams among the leaves and the tree stems; but there was too much Society around the brook, and nobody heeded all these things. – Wych Hazel by Susan and Anna Warner