Definitions and translations for "piquant"

Definition of piquant

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Adjective
1. Engagingly stimulating or provocative.
A piquant wit.
2. Having an agreeably pungent taste.
3. Attracting or delighting.
A piquant face with large appealing eyes.
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English - English - piquant

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adj. pungent, spicy, having a sharp flavor; stimulating, interesting, fascinating
adj. prickly; spicy, peppery, piquant; keen, sharp; racy; smart, biting
v. sting, bite; jab, pick, pinch; prickle, pique; puncture; tickle; sew, stitch; nettle; nick; stick in

English - Spanish - piquant

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adj. picante, pimentoso

English - French - piquant

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adj. piquant; assaisonné, stimulant, fascinant; qui a du goût

English - German - piquant

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adj. pikant

English - Indonesian - piquant

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a. pedas: agak pedas tapi enak, menyenangkan: yg menyenangkan, mengasyikkan: yg mengasyikkan, menarik

English - Italian - piquant

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agg. piccante, pepato; (fig) stimolante, interessante, avvincente; spinto

English - Polish - piquant

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a. pikantny, ostry

English - Portuguese - piquant

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adj. picante; apimentado

English - Romanian - piquant

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a. picant, picant {fig.}, înţepător, iute

English - Russian - piquant

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прил. пикантный

English - Turkish - piquant

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s. keskin, yakıcı, iştah açıcı, merak uyandırıcı, cazip

English - Ukrainian - piquant

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a. пікантний, спокусливий

French - English - piquant

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adj. prickly; spicy, peppery, piquant; keen, sharp; racy; smart, biting

English - Dutch - piquant

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bn. pikant, prikkelend

English - Greek - piquant

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επίθ. πικάντικος, τσουχτερός, ευχάριστος

French - Spanish - piquant

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1. (sentir) fuerte; picante 2. (sensation physique) picante; que pincha 3. (critique) incisivo; cortante; hiriente
4. (temps) penetrante; cortante 5. (histoire) picante 6. (nourriture) picante
7. (excitation) entusiasmo (m) 8. (botanique) espina (f)

French - German - piquant

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n. stachel
adj. pikant

French - Italian - piquant

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1. (sentir) pungente 2. (sensation physique) che pizzica; che dà pizzicore; che dà prurito 3. (critique) acuto; pungente
4. (temps) tagliente; pungente; penetrante 5. (histoire) piccante 6. (nourriture) piccante
7. (excitation) nota piccante 8. (botanique) spina (f); aculeo (m)

French - Portuguese - piquant

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1. (sentir) picante; acre 2. (sensation physique) pinicante 3. (critique) mordaz; picante
4. (temps) penetrante; cortante 5. (histoire) picante; temperado; apimentado 6. (nourriture) picante; apimentado
7. (excitation) gosto (m); gostinho (m) {informal}; tempero (m) 8. (botanique) espinho (m)

French - Russian - piquant

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n. колючка (m), пикантность (m), острота (m)
a. колючий, крепкий, пикантный, острый, резкий, сильный, колкий, остроумный, обидный, возбуждающий

French - Turkish - piquant

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ucu sivri, delici, batıcı; dokunaklı, keskin, sert, acı

French - Dutch - piquant

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1. (sentir) doordringend; scherp 2. (sensation physique) prikkend; prikkelend 3. (critique) scherp; bijtend; stekelig
4. (temps) bijtend; doordringend; snijdend; scherp; guur 5. (histoire) pikant; gewaagd 6. (nourriture) pikant; heet; scherp; pittig; scherp gekruid; hartig
7. (excitation) pit (m/f/n); iets pikants 8. (botanique) stekel (m)

English - Arabic - piquant

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‏حاد، حريف، فاتم، لاذع‏

English - Chinese - piquant

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(形) 开胃的, 泼辣的, 辛辣的

English - Chinese - piquant

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(形) 開胃的, 潑辣的, 辛辣的

English - Hindi - piquant

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a. तीखा, सरस, रुचिकर, चटपटा, उत्तेजक

English - Japanese - piquant

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(形) きびきびした; 痛快な; ピリッとする

English - Korean - piquant

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형. 짜릿한, 톡쏘는, 자극적인, 흥미로운

English - Vietnamese - piquant

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a. cay
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Synonyms for piquant
1. spicy: savoury, pungent, sharp, tart
2. stimulating: attractive, enticing, interesting, exciting, sparkling
3. racy: clever, sharp, smart