spicy

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.

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Usage examples "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", 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", 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", Susan and Anna Warner.