Translation of piquant in Spanish:

piquant

Pronunciation: /ˈpiːkənt; pɪˈkɑːnt; ˈpiːkənt; ˈpiːkɑːnt/

adj

  • 1.1 [contrast/irony] punzante, agudo
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    • 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
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    • 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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The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.