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Definition of "piquancy" [pi•quan•cy]

  • The degree to which something is piquant, stimulating or exciting. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "piquancy" in a sentence
  • "The scale used to measure chile pepper piquancy is called the Scoville scale."
  • "But what this sauce lacked in piquancy, it made up for it in creamy comfort and a taste so smooth I’d always order an extra bowl on the side."
  • "¹ Scoville Heat Unit, a system of measurement for establishing the "piquancy" of a chili pepper."