What does piquant mean?

Definitions for piquant
ˈpi kənt, -kɑnt, piˈkɑntpi·quant

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. piquant, savory, savoury, spicy, zesty(adj)

    having an agreeably pungent taste

  2. piquant, salty(adj)

    engagingly stimulating or provocative

    "a piquant wit"; "salty language"

  3. engaging, piquant(adj)

    attracting or delighting

    "an engaging frankness"; "a piquant face with large appealing eyes"

Wiktionary

  1. piquant(Adjective)

    Engaging; charming.

    Etymology: piquant, from piquer. Related to pike.

  2. piquant(Adjective)

    Favorably stimulating to the palate; pleasantly spicy; stimulating.

    Etymology: piquant, from piquer. Related to pike.

  3. piquant(Adjective)

    Causing hurt feelings; scathing.

    Etymology: piquant, from piquer. Related to pike.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Piquant(adj)

    stimulating to the taste; giving zest; tart; sharp; pungent; as, a piquant anecdote

    Etymology: [F., p. pr. of piquer to prick or sting. See Pike.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Piquant

    pē′kant, adj. stimulating to the taste: of a lively spark.—n. Piq′uancy.—adv. Piq′uantly. [Fr. piquant, pr.p. of piquer, to prick.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of piquant in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of piquant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of piquant in a Sentence

  1. James Baldwin:

    Americans, unhappily, have the most remarkable ability to alchemize all bitter truths into an innocuous but piquant confection and to transform their moral contradictions, or public discussion of such contradictions, into a proud decoration, such as are given for heroism on the battle field.

  2. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    Sweet candy You are my life meaning, only you are forever beautiful in my eyes, you are like the utopian harmony of the universe, being your husband is like going to heaven. When nature created you, she was idealized, poetic, exaggeratedly embellished even the smallest details of your beautiful body. Your skin is a masterpiece of painting, the voice is a masterpiece of music, the shape of a body is a masterpiece of sculpture, the eyes and character are the masterpiece of a romantic movie. Oh baby, you're just a piquant sweetheart, you too much juicy and hot, savory relish, aesthetic nude, nu erotica, pin up, you have the perfect body, brought to absolute perfection. You are my powerful pull, the limit of my dreams, my most sexy, desirable dream. I would insatiably lick, kiss and caress like ice cream all day long, my skin glows like a juicy cream, give a body massage with my kisses and thank fate for every second I spent with you. I feel for you a powerful attraction and attraction for 1000% of you I can think and dream day and night to fly. When I see you nothing but true love I do not feel, you can look at you forever, you are my heaven on earth, my whole mind is focused only on you. Your sweet body shapes, powerful lures, my sweet sweetie. Each microparticle, atom, molecule of your body, a brilliant masterpiece of the universe, time, nature, is brilliantly beautiful, as detailed as possible, everything decorates you literally everything. The highest form of beauty in its true form. A majestic ideal, a completed masterpiece. You have a special energy of charisma and charm. The skin is like thousands of rose petals, kisses burn the soul with the heat of lust, you are the warm light of tenderness illuminating my soul, so the rich shades of your juicy skin shimmer so picturesquely. Author: Musin Almat Zhumabekovich

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