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1. piquant

adjective. ['ˈpiːkənt'] having an agreeably pungent taste.

Synonyms

  • spicy
  • savoury
  • zesty
  • savory

Antonyms

  • unappetizing
  • unsexy
  • unsavory
  • spiritless

Etymology

  • piquant (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • piquer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Piquant

  • abandonment
  • abatement
  • aberrant
  • abhorrent
  • abortifacient
  • abridgement
  • absent
  • absorbent
  • abstinent
  • abundant
  • accelerant
  • accident
  • accompaniment
  • accompaniment
  • accomplishment
  • accountant
  • accouterment
  • accoutrement
  • achievement
  • acknowledgement

How do you pronounce piquant?

Pronounce piquant as ˈpikənt.

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Sentences with piquant


1. Adjective
Their piquant taste comes from the fact they are rich in sulfur.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Tangy Dijon mustard and cayenne pepper provide an extra piquant kick to the yogurt sauce perfect for dipping.

2. piquant

adjective. ['ˈpiːkənt'] engagingly stimulating or provocative.

Synonyms

  • salty

Antonyms

  • sour
  • unpalatable

Etymology

  • piquant (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • piquer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. piquant

adjective. ['ˈpiːkənt'] attracting or delighting.

Synonyms

  • engaging

Antonyms

  • fresh
  • sweet

Etymology

  • piquant (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • piquer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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