HyperDic: spiciness

English > 2 senses of the word spiciness:
NOUNattributespiciness, spice, spicerythe property of being seasoned with spice and so highly flavored
attributespiciness, gaminess, raciness, ribaldrybehavior or language bordering on indelicacy
English > spiciness: 2 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe property of being seasoned with spice and so highly flavored.
Synonymsspice, spicery
Narrowerhotness, pepperinessA hot spiciness
nip, piquance, piquancy, piquantness, tang, tanginess, zestA tart spicy quality
pungency, bite, sharpness, racinessA strong odor or taste property
Broadertaste propertyA property appreciated via the sense of taste
Spanishpicante
Catalanpicantor
Adjectivesspicyproducing a burning sensation on the taste nerves
English > spiciness: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
Meaningbehavior or language bordering on indelicacy.
Synonymsgaminess, raciness, ribaldry
BroaderindelicacyThe trait of being indelicate / indelicate and offensive
Spanishdesvergüenza
Adjectivesspicysuggestive of sexual impropriety

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