Word of the Day: Piquant

Today’s word of the day is piquant. Never heard it? The word piquant is an adjective with two meanings.


The first meaning is having a pleasantly sharp or spicy taste.


The second meaning is stimulating to the mind.


Use it in a sentence!




The piquant sauce complimented the chicken wings served.









The piquant article fascinated her.





But where did it come from?


The word piquant is of French origin. It originates from a French word meaning stinging or pricking.


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