HyperDic: piquant

English > 3 senses of the word piquant:
ADJECTIVEallpiquant, savory, savoury, zestyhaving an agreeably pungent taste
allpiquant, saltyengagingly stimulating or provocative
allpiquant, engagingattracting or delighting
piquant > pronunciation
Soundspiy'kahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > piquant: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningHaving an agreeably pungent taste.
Synonymssavory, savoury, zesty
Broadertastypleasing to the sense of taste
Spanishapetitoso, picante, sabroso
Catalanapetitós, picant, saborós
Adverbspiquantlywith strong spices
English > piquant: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningengagingly stimulating or provocative.
Example"a piquant wit"
Synonymsalty
Broaderstimulatingrousing or quickening activity or the senses
Spanishatrevido, picante
Catalanatrevit, picant
English > piquant: 3 senses > adjective 3
Meaningattracting or delighting.
Example "a piquant face with large appealing eyes"
Synonymengaging
Broaderattractivepleasing to the eye / eye or mind especially through beauty or charm
Spanishatractivo, encantador

©2001-20 · HyperDic hyper-dictionary · Contact

English | Spanish | Catalan
Privacy | Robots

Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict