Definition of piquancy noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

piquancy

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈpiːkənsi//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpiːkənsi//
 
[uncountable]
 
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the quality of being piquant The tart flavour of the cranberries adds piquancy. The situation has an added piquancy since the two men are also rivals in love.
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