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piquant

Pronunciation: /ˈpiːkənt; pɪˈkɑːnt; ˈpiːkənt; ˈpiːkɑːnt/

Translation of piquant in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 [contrast/irony] punzante, agudo
    Example sentences
    • 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.
    1.2 [sauce] sabroso, bien sazonado; [taste] pronunciado, fuerte
    Example sentences
    • 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.

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Cultural fact of the day

A piñata is a hollow figure made of cardboard, or from a clay pot lined with colored paper. Filled with fruit, candy, toys, etc, and hung up at parties, people take turns to stand in front of them blindfolded and try to break them with a stick. They feature in Mexican posadas posada and in children's parties there, in Cuba and in Spain.