Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The quality of being racy, piquant, or spiey, in any sense.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The quality or state of being spicy.

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  • noun The property of being spicy.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the property of being seasoned with spice and so highly flavored
  • noun behavior or language bordering on indelicacy

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Examples

  • There is a hint of spiciness from the ginger, zing from the lemon and crunch from the pepitas, so much in fact that I wish I had added more to the batter.

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  • There is a hint of spiciness from the ginger, zing from the lemon and crunch from the pepitas, so much in fact that I wish I had added more to the batter.

    Whole Wheat Sunflower Seed Muffins

  • I’ll echo others that Kyochon’s spiciness is its best asset.

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  • The creaminess of this wonderfully tangy dressing comes from low-fat yogurt, while the spiciness is a result of horseradish and mustard.

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  • The creaminess of this wonderfully tangy dressing comes from low-fat yogurt, while the spiciness is a result of horseradish and mustard.

    Make It Easy Make It Light

  • The creaminess of this wonderfully tangy dressing comes from low-fat yogurt, while the spiciness is a result of horseradish and mustard.

    Make It Easy Make It Light

  • The creaminess of this wonderfully tangy dressing comes from low-fat yogurt, while the spiciness is a result of horseradish and mustard.

    Make It Easy Make It Light

  • The creaminess of this wonderfully tangy dressing comes from low-fat yogurt, while the spiciness is a result of horseradish and mustard.

    Make It Easy Make It Light

  • The food here is notable for its spiciness, which is intense - but there are layered flavors underneath the heat that keep you coming back for more.

    Alice Q. Foodie

  • The food here is notable for its spiciness, which is intense - but there are layered flavors underneath the heat that keep you coming back for more.

    Alice Q. Foodie

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