piquancy


piquancy

noun

Definition of PIQUANCY

the quality or state of being stimulating to the mind or senses <a talk show host known for the quickness and piquancy of his wit> <I appreciated the piquancy of the peppers in the sauce>
Synonyms nip, pungency, spice, tang, zest, zing
Antonyms insipidity

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