gamy vs spicy what difference

what is difference between gamy and spicy

English

Adjective

gamy (comparative more gamy, superlative most gamy)

  1. Alternative spelling of gamey
    • Such a funny, sporty, gamy, jesty, joky, hoky-poky lad, is the Ocean.


English

Alternative forms

  • spicey

Etymology

From spice +‎ -y, attested since the 16th century.

Adjective

spicy (comparative spicier, superlative spiciest)

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

Synonyms

  • (provoking a burning sensation): hot, spicy-hot, piquant

Translations

References

  • Webster, Noah (1828), “spicy”, in An American Dictionary of the English Language
  • “spicy” in Dictionary.com Unabridged, Dictionary.com, LLC, 1995–present.
  • “spicy” in Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary (Cambridge University Press, 2007)
  • “spicy”, in Lexico, Dictionary.com; Oxford University Press, 2019–present.
  • Oxford English Dictionary, second edition (1989)
  • Random House Webster’s Unabridged Electronic Dictionary (1987-1996)

Lower Sorbian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈspʲit͡sɨ/

Adjective

spicy

  1. sleeping, asleep
  2. dormant (e.g. of a volcano)

Declension

Participle

spicy

  1. past active participle of spaś

Declension

Synonyms

  • spijucy

References

  • Arnošt Muka (1921, 1928), “spicy”, in Słownik dolnoserbskeje rěcy a jeje narěcow (in German, Russian), St. Petersburg, Prague: ОРЯС РАН, ČAVU; Reprinted (in German)Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag, 2008
  • spicy in Manfred Starosta (1999): Dolnoserbsko-nimski słownik / Niedersorbisch-deutsches Wörterbuch. Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag.

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