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spicy

spic·y

spicy

pronunciation:
spaI si
part of speech: adjective
inflections: spicier, spiciest
definition 1: made with or having strong spices.
She likes to cook and eat spicy food.
 
synonyms:
hot
similar words:
fiery, pungent, seasoned, sharp
definition 2: having a strong flavor or smell.
The spicy plants in our garden help keep pests away.
synonyms:
pungent, sharp
antonyms:
mild
similar words:
acid, fiery, hot, tart
derivations: spicily (adv.), spiciness (n.)