Complete Definition of "piquant"

English

Etymology
Middle French piquant "pricking, stimulating, irritating".

Adjective
en-adj

  1. engaging|Engaging; charming.
  2. Favorably stimulating to the palate; pleasantly spicy; stimulating.
  3. (archaic) Causing hurt feelings; scathing.

Translations
trans-top|Engaging; charming
Italian: piccante
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trans-top|Favorably stimulating to the palate
Finnish: pikantti
German: pikant
trans-mid
Italian: piccante
trans-bottom

trans-top|Causing hurt feelings
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ttbc|Ido: pikar|pika
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Category:Taste


French

Pronunciation
IPA|/pi.kÉÌ/
SAMPA|/pi.kA~/

Adjective
fr-adj|feminine=piquante

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