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Meaning of “spicy” in the English Dictionary

"spicy" in British English

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spicyadjective

uk   us   /ˈspaɪ.si/
  • spicy adjective (FOOD)

B1 containingstrongflavours from ​spices: Do you like spicy ​food?

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spiciness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
(Definition of spicy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"spicy" in American English

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spicyadjective

 us   /ˈspɑɪ·si/
flavored with ​spices that are ​hot to the ​taste: spicy Mexican ​food
(Definition of spicy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “spicy”
in Arabic حارّ…
in Korean 매운…
in Portuguese condimentado…
in Catalan especiat, picant…
in Japanese 香辛料のきいた, ぴりっとからい…
in Chinese (Simplified) 食物, 加香料的, 用香料调味的…
in Turkish baharatlı…
in Russian пряный, острый…
in Chinese (Traditional) 食物, 加香料的, 用香料調味的…
in Italian piccante…
in Polish pikantny…
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