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1. Flavored with, or containing, spice or spices; fragrant; aromatic; as, spicy breezes. The spicy nut-brown ale. Led by new stars, and borne by spicy gales. (pope)

2. Producing, or abounding with, spices. In hot Ceylon spicy forests grew. (Dryden)

3. Piquant; racy; as, a spicy debate.

Synonym: aromatic, fragrant, smart, pungent, pointed, keen. See racy.

Origin: From Spice.