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Definition 1: attracting or delighting - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where piquant or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • an engaging frankness
  • a piquant face with large appealing eyes

Synonyms for piquant in the sense of this definition

(piquant is similar to ...) pleasing to the eye or mind especially through beauty or charm

"a remarkably attractive young man" "an attractive personality" "attractive clothes" "a book with attractive illustrations"

Definition 2: engagingly stimulating or provocative - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where piquant or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a piquant wit
  • salty language

Synonyms for piquant in the sense of this definition

(piquant is similar to ...) rousing or quickening activity or the senses

"a stimulating discussion"

Definition 3: having an agreeably pungent taste - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for piquant in the sense of this definition

(piquant is similar to ...) pleasing to the sense of taste

"a tasty morsel"

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