piquancy

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noun pi·quan·cy \ˈpē-kən(t)-sē, ˈpi-kwən(t)-\

Definition of piquancy

  1. :  the quality or state of being piquant

Examples of piquancy in a sentence

  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.>

1664

First Known Use of piquancy

1664


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