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spicyadjective

uk   us   /ˈspaɪ.si/

spicy adjective (FOOD)

B1 containing strong flavours from spices: Do you like spicy food?
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spicy adjective (EXCITING)

exciting and interesting, especially because of being shocking or dealing with sexual matters: a spicy novel spicy details
spiciness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
Translations of “spicy”
in Korean 매운…
in Arabic حارّ…
in Portuguese condimentado…
in Catalan especiat, picant…
in Japanese 香辛料のきいた, ぴりっとからい…
in Italian piccante…
in Chinese (Traditional) 食物, 加香料的, 用香料調味的…
in Russian пряный, острый…
in Turkish baharatlı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 食物, 加香料的, 用香料调味的…
in Polish pikantny…
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