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piquant Saltos de línea: pi|quant
Pronunciación: /ˈpiːk(ə)nt/

Definición de piquant en inglés:


1Having a pleasantly sharp taste or appetizing flavour: a piquant tartare sauce
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Herbs and spices add a piquant taste that ketchup can't match.
  • This cheese usually has tangy, piquant, spicy and peppery flavor.
  • I've had this several times before and it has always been superb, a tasty combination of sweet and piquant flavours.
1.1Pleasantly stimulating or exciting to the mind.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Milton Hatoum transports us to a magical boomtown, full of shimmering light, tropical colour and piquant incident.
  • It consists of large, wall-painted versions of his witty or piquant statements, realised in a variety of typefaces and colours.
  • It may be of piquant interest that The Fourth Wall uses the conceit of a parallel between the heroine and Shaw's Saint Joan, a device currently put to infinitely better use in Lanford Wilson's Book of Days.
intriguing, stimulating, interesting, fascinating, colourful, exciting, arresting, lively, sparkling, spirited, witty, spicy, provocative, racy, salty



Pronunciación: /ˈpiːkɒntli/
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • In this well-written, lively, evocative memoir, she has produced a work that is as piquantly entertaining as her rasam recipe.
  • Sillito and the Academy give the agile and melting Petri excellent support, and while the engineering is warm, it allows the piquantly penetrating characters of the recorders to come through.
  • What piquantly captured the imagination of each, from competitor to consumer-to straw boss to newly outsourced consultant, was how all-inclusive the bench warrant was.


Early 16th century (in the sense 'severe, bitter'): from French, literally 'stinging, pricking', present participle of piquer.

Palabras que riman con piquant

bacchant • peccant • vacant

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