There are two ways to define the word “spicy”: as hot on the tongue, or full of spice and flavor.
The gardeners were busy with the flower beds around the fountain, and the freshly turned earth smelled sweet and spicy.
Samosas are spicy, fried savories, with vegetable or meat stuffing.
Dark and spicy Mexican Hot Chocolate Chile ancho powder is a versatile spice derived from dry Mexican Ancho chiles.
If I hadn't been told by a doctor to lay off spicy food for a while, we'd also be making these, the best chicken kabobs ever.
It was her favorite because she loved its clear, pure, spicy fragrance.
The reeking smells of the Chinese quarter were spicy to him.
Crisp autumn days, spicy with the smell of nuts and dead leaves.
Do I understand you to say, Berryman, that you don't enjoy a spicy book?
Miss Anthony's spicy introductions of the various speakers were always greatly relished by the audiences.
Scandalous; mildly salacious: a spicy bit of gossip (1886+)