Usage examples for spicy

  1. He was back in the sunny old kitchen, with its spicy smell of gingerbread and pies, hot from the Saturday baking. – The Quilt that Jack Built; How He Won the Bicycle by Annie Fellows Johnston
  2. Pepper, red- cedar chips, tobacco,- indeed, almost any strong spicy smell,- is good to keep moths out of your chests and drawers. – The American Frugal Housewife by Lydia M. Child
  3. She passed the plate to each one, and then, sitting down on the top step beside it, helped herself to a slice of the hot, spicy cake. – The Little Colonel at Boarding-School by Annie Fellows Johnston
  4. And it was the Indian summer of the year; when the air is spicy with the smoke of burning leaves and the mountains are lost in the haze; when the unshaven cornfields are dotted with yellow pumpkins and under low- branched trees the apples lie in heaps; when the leaves are aflame and the round sun shines pink through opalescent clouds. – The Underdog by F. Hopkinson Smith
  5. The vettalay is a very spicy leaf. – Dr. Scudder's Tales for Little Readers, About the Heathen. by Dr. John Scudder
  6. After that- well, every old woman in the congregation would mouth the spicy bit of gossip. – The Man Who Rose Again by Joseph Hocking
  7. There was much running about of the dogs, and desultory barking, corrected by spicy admonitions from their masters, until the ascent's steepness forced silence upon them by the weapon of difficult breathing. – A Tar-Heel Baron by Mabell Shippie Clarke Pelton
  8. I like spicy things; don't you, Sophia? – Girls of the Forest by L. T. Meade
  9. The truth is spicy and not infrequently malicious." – Bolanyo by Opie Percival Read
  10. What though the spicy breezes blow soft o'er Ceylon's Isle, Where every prospect pleases and only man is vile! – Mortmain by Arthur Cheny Train
  11. Do not despise my spicy little camp in the Sierras. – First Fam'lies of the Sierras by Joaquin Miller
  12. Then to the spicy nut- brown ale. – The Principles of English Versification by Paull Franklin Baum
  13. The sausage remained on the table, thick and spicy and brown. – The Promised Land by Mary Antin
  14. The sun filled the windless air, sucking up the spicy odors of the tangled path- fern and balsam and the mother scent of earth and rain and sun. – The Master of the Inn by Robert Herrick
  15. In an instant an odour, spicy, penetrating, delicious, saluted him and gave life to the dead air of the room. – Romance Island by Zona Gale
  16. The moss is spicy, the sky is blue, I see it through a lace- work of pine needles; the air is like satin. – Pine Needles by Susan Bogert Warner
  17. When it happens to a Person, who cannot suspect he has received it by Contact, his Cure should commence with a total Abstinence from all Salt, sour, fat and spicy Food. – Advice to the people in general, with regard to their health by Samuel Auguste David Tissot
  18. Well, he shall have a spicy specimen of it, then. – Captain Fracasse by Theophile Gautier
  19. Then he caught the spicy aroma of a native cigarette in the soft air charged with the acrid smell of new hemp, the resinous odour of the deck seams, the sweet reek of opium smoked by forgotten crews and the earthy flavour of the jungles close at hand. – Isle o' Dreams by Frederick F. Moore
  20. It runs as follows: It was a crisp and spicy morning in early October. – Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens by Albert Bigelow Paine Last Updated: February 20, 2009