spicy adjective (FOOD)
- I love Creole cooking, so hot and spicy.
- He jazzed up the food with a spicy sauce.
- Ever since she was a child, she has had a predilection for spicy food.
- I have a preference for sweet food over spicy.
- This sort of hot and spicy food is very typical of the food in the south of the country.
spicy adjective (EXCITING)
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noun [ U ] uk /ˈspaɪ.si.nəs/ us /ˈspaɪ.si.nəs/