There are two ways to define the word “spicy”: as hot on the tongue, or full of spice and flavor.
The spice Girls reunited last night to celebrate the London opening of their new musical, Viva Forever.
She clearly thought that using sugar with Sandusky rather than spice was the best approach.
I like Yellow Chilli in Victoria Island for good Nigerian food and spice Bowl in Lekki for the spring rolls.
And From the Department of British Tabloids Count on the Sun to spice up the intrigue in Group C.
The air was fine; the sky was clear without a cloud; and the spice of autumn flavored everything.
It was all new and exciting, and there was a spice of patriotism mixed up with it.
You need not keep the bags of spice in the jars more than two or three weeks.
She intended him for spice, but he thirsted for glory, and vexed her.
A beverage made by boiling ale with spice, sugar, and bread-sops; the last commonly toasted.
early 13c., from Old French espice, from Late Latin species (plural) "spices, goods, wares," from Latin "kind, sort" (see species). Early druggists recognized four "types" of spices: saffron, clove, cinnamon, nutmeg. Figurative sense of "slight touch or trace of something" is recorded from 1530s. Spice-cake first attested 1520s.
"to season with spices," early 14c. (implied in spiced), from spice (n.).