piquancy


pi·quan·cy

noun \ˈpē-kən(t)-sē, ˈpi-kwən(t)-\

Definition of PIQUANCY

:  the quality or state of being piquant

Examples of PIQUANCY

  1. <a talk show host known for the quickness and piquancy of his wit>
  2. <I appreciated the piquancy of the peppers in the sauce.>

First Known Use of PIQUANCY

1664

Other Food Terms

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