how to pronounce spicy


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the above transcription of spicy is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

spicy is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of spicy in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… me something uh spicy doesn't it yeah …”

meanings of spicy


  1. Vigorous; colorful; stimulating.
  2. Risqué, sexy, racy; mildly pornographic.
  3. Of, pertaining to, or containing spice.
  4. Tangy, zesty, or pungent.
  5. Provoking a burning sensation due to the presence of chilis or similar hot spices.

spicy frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word spicy occurs in english on average 18.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics spicy can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that spicy can be often used in the following areas:

1) food and health;

words with pronunciation similar to spicy


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