piquant - definition and synonyms

adjective mainly literary 

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/ˈpiːkənt/
  1. 1
    food or drink that is piquant has a strong and pleasant flavour

    a piquant sauce

     Synonyms and related words
  2. 2
    a quality or situation that is piquant is very exciting and interesting

    piquant wit

derived words

piquancy

noun
singularpiquancy
pluralpiquancies

piquantly

adverb