An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (spiced)
a. picante
These chili peppers are really spicy.Estos chiles son muy picantes.
b. sazonado
This fish is very spicy, but so flavorful!Este pescado está muy sazonado, ¡pero sabrosísimo!
c. picoso
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Is the tortilla soup spicy?¿Está picosa la sopa de tortilla?
d. especiado
You can't give that spicy food to the baby.No puedes darle esa comida especiada al bebé.
e. condimentado
I love spicy food, but I'm not allowed to eat it at the moment.Me encanta la comida bien condimentada, pero tengo prohibido comerla en este momento.
2. (racy)
a. picante
My husband has a habit of telling spicy jokes when he is with his friends.Mi marido suele contar chistes picantes cuando está con sus amigos.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (food; seasoned with spices)
a. especiado(a), sazonado(a)
2. (hot)
a. picante
3. (fig)
a. jugoso(a), picante (story, gossip)
spicy [ˈspaɪsɪ]
spicier (comparative)spiciest (superlative)
1 (Cookery) (gen) muy condimentado; muy sazonado; (hot) picante; picoso; (LAm)
2 [+joke etc] picante; colorado; (LAm)
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