Pronunciation: (pē'kunt, -känt, pē-känt'), [key]
1. agreeably pungent or sharp in taste or flavor; pleasantly biting or tart: a piquant aspic.
2. agreeably stimulating, interesting, or attractive: a piquant glance.
3. of an interestingly provocative or lively character: a piquant wit.
4. Archaic.sharp or stinging, esp. to the feelings.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.