Though-provoking vs Spicy - What's the difference?

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Though-provoking is a related term of spicy.

As an adjective spicy is

of, pertaining to, or containing spice.


Not English

Though-provoking has no English definition. It may be misspelled.



Alternative forms

* spicey


  • Of, pertaining to, or containing spice.
  • He prepared a spicy casserole.
  • (of flavors) Provoking a burning sensation due to the presence of chillies or similar hot spices.
  • ''This curry is too spicy for me. I can't eat it.
  • (of flavors or odors) Tangy, zesty, or pungent.
  • She breathed in the strong, spicy aroma.
  • (of expression or behavior) Vigorous; colorful; stimulating.
  • He is known for his spicy political commentary.
  • , sexy, racy; mildly pornographic.
  • I don't want my children to see the spicy images on this web site.


    * (piquant) hot


    * * * * " spicy" in Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary (Cambridge University Press, 2007) * * Oxford English Dictionary , second edition (1989) * Random House Webster's Unabridged Electronic Dictionary (1987-1996) ----