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Definition of spicy adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

      

    spicy

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈspaɪsi//
     
    (spicier, spiciest)
     
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  1. 1(of food) having a strong taste because spices have been used to flavor it synonym hot spicy chicken wings
  2. 2(informal) (of a story, piece of news, etc.) exciting and slightly shocking spicy stories about the sex lives of the stars
 
noun [uncountable] the spiciness of the food
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