Search Result for "spicy":
1. having an agreeably pungent taste;
[syn: piquant, savory, savoury, spicy, zesty]
2. producing a burning sensation on the taste nerves;
- Example: "hot salsa"
- Example: "jalapeno peppers are very hot"
[syn: hot, spicy]
3. suggestive of sexual impropriety;
- Example: "a blue movie"
- Example: "blue jokes"
- Example: "he skips asterisks and gives you the gamy details"
- Example: "a juicy scandal"
- Example: "a naughty wink"
- Example: "naughty words"
- Example: "racy anecdotes"
- Example: "a risque story"
- Example: "spicy gossip"
[syn: blue, gamy, gamey, juicy, naughty, racy, risque, spicy]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Spicy \Spi"cy\, a. [Compar. Spicier; superl. Spiciest.] [From Spice.] 1. Flavored with, or containing, spice or spices; fragrant; aromatic; as, spicy breezes. "The spicy nut-brown ale." --Milton. [1913 Webster] Led by new stars, and borne by spicy gales. --Pope. [1913 Webster] 2. Producing, or abounding with, spices. [1913 Webster] In hot Ceylon spicy forests grew. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 3. Fig.: Piquant; racy; as, a spicy debate. [1913 Webster] Syn: Aromatic; fragrant; smart; pungent; pointed; keen. See Racy. [1913 Webster]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
95 Moby Thesaurus words for "spicy": ambrosial, aromatic, balmy, bawdy, biting, blue, brisk, broad, burning, curried, essenced, exciting, fiery, flavorful, flavorsome, flowery, fragrant, fruity, full-bodied, high-seasoned, high-spirited, hot, hot as pepper, improper, incense-breathing, indecent, indecorous, indelicate, interesting, intimate, inviting, juicy, lively, musky, nippy, notorious, odorate, odoriferous, odorous, off color, off-color, offensive, outrageous, peppery, perfumed, perfumy, piquant, poignant, provocative, provoking, pungent, purple, racy, readable, redolent, revealing, revelatory, ribald, rich, risky, risque, salty, savory, scabrous, scandalous, scented, seasoned, sensational, sexy, shady, sharp, snappy, sophisticated, spiced, spirited, stimulating, succulent, suggestive, sweet, sweet-scented, sweet-smelling, tangy, tantalizing, thought-challenging, thought-inspiring, thought-provoking, thuriferous, tickling, titillating, unseemly, wicked, with a kick, zestful, zesty, zippy