picante

adj.
1 spicy, hot (food).
2 saucy (chiste, comedia).
m.
1 spicy food (food).
2 spiciness, piquancy, raciness.
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picante
adjetivo
1 (comida) hot
2 figurado (chiste, película) spicy
nombre masculino
1 (comida) hot food
2 (sabor) hot flavour
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adj.
hot, spicy
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1. ADJ
1) (=que pica) [comida, sabor] hot, spicy; [vino] tart, sour
2) (=malicioso) [comentario] sharp, cutting; [chiste] dirty; [comedia, película] naughty, spicy; [persona] naughty
2. SM
1) (Culin)
a) (=especia) chilli

esta salsa tiene mucho picante — this sauce is very hot o spicy

b) And, Cono Sur (=guisado) meat stew with chilli sauce
2) (=picardía) [en persona] zip, zest; [en chiste, situación] piquancy
3) pl picantes Esp ** (=calcetines) socks
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I
adjetivo
a) (Coc) <comida> hot
b) <chiste/libro> risqué; <comedia> racy
II
masculino
a) (Coc) hot spices (pl)

le has puesto demasiado picante — you've made it too hot

el médico le ha prohibido el picante or los picantes — his doctor has told him not to eat spicy food

b) (Chi, Per) (guiso) spicy meat stew
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= piquant, salty [saltier -comp., saltiest -sup.], racy [racier -comp., raciest -sup.], fiery [fierier -comp., fieriest -sup.], risqué, bawdy [bawdier -comp., bawdiest -sup.], pungent, spicy [spicier -comp., spiciest -sup.], saucy [saucier -comp., sauciest -sup.], tangy [tangier - comp., tangiest -sup.], nippy [nippier -comp., nippiest -sup.].
Nota: Generalmente referido a los sabores.
Ex. The causes of this interest differ from one man to another; it may be the beautiful, the terrible, the awe-inspiring, the exhilarating, the pathetic, the comic, or the merely piquant.
Ex. Serious questions which face us may often be better understood when a modicum of salty satire is applied.
Ex. Today, nudity, sex, and excessive violence are not an issue and even the raciest films would garner a PG-13 rating from the Motion Picture Association of America, and most are even tamer than that.
Ex. In the end, his crude language and fiery personality limited him to the role of redneck poltergeist.
Ex. However, some of the central premises of the film are flawed, and the risqué touches, whether racial or erotic innuendo, are primarily there to titillate and make the film seem hot and controversial.
Ex. Their secondary aim was to print piratical, scurrilous and bawdy material for the people of Dublin.
Ex. The studies reported here addressed the question of whether the pungent element in chilies, capsaicin, suppresses taste and flavor intensity.
Ex. The odour impression was a very pleasant spearmint, with green, floral, fruity, and spicy sidenote.
Ex. Although some British seaside resorts still sell saucy postcards, they are not as popular as they used to be.
Ex. The most boring meal can be pepped up with spicy and tangy herbs.
Ex. Blend cream cheese with prepared horseradish for a nippy taste.
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* poner un poquito de picante = pep up.
* rábano picante = horseradish.
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I
adjetivo
a) (Coc) <comida> hot
b) <chiste/libro> risqué; <comedia> racy
II
masculino
a) (Coc) hot spices (pl)

le has puesto demasiado picante — you've made it too hot

el médico le ha prohibido el picante or los picantes — his doctor has told him not to eat spicy food

b) (Chi, Per) (guiso) spicy meat stew
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= piquant, salty [saltier -comp., saltiest -sup.], racy [racier -comp., raciest -sup.], fiery [fierier -comp., fieriest -sup.], risqué, bawdy [bawdier -comp., bawdiest -sup.], pungent, spicy [spicier -comp., spiciest -sup.], saucy [saucier -comp., sauciest -sup.], tangy [tangier - comp., tangiest -sup.], nippy [nippier -comp., nippiest -sup.].
Nota: Generalmente referido a los sabores.

Ex: The causes of this interest differ from one man to another; it may be the beautiful, the terrible, the awe-inspiring, the exhilarating, the pathetic, the comic, or the merely piquant.

Ex: Serious questions which face us may often be better understood when a modicum of salty satire is applied.
Ex: Today, nudity, sex, and excessive violence are not an issue and even the raciest films would garner a PG-13 rating from the Motion Picture Association of America, and most are even tamer than that.
Ex: In the end, his crude language and fiery personality limited him to the role of redneck poltergeist.
Ex: However, some of the central premises of the film are flawed, and the risqué touches, whether racial or erotic innuendo, are primarily there to titillate and make the film seem hot and controversial.
Ex: Their secondary aim was to print piratical, scurrilous and bawdy material for the people of Dublin.
Ex: The studies reported here addressed the question of whether the pungent element in chilies, capsaicin, suppresses taste and flavor intensity.
Ex: The odour impression was a very pleasant spearmint, with green, floral, fruity, and spicy sidenote.
Ex: Although some British seaside resorts still sell saucy postcards, they are not as popular as they used to be.
Ex: The most boring meal can be pepped up with spicy and tangy herbs.
Ex: Blend cream cheese with prepared horseradish for a nippy taste.
* poner un poquito de picante = pep up.
* rábano picante = horseradish.

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picante1
adjective
A
1 (Coc) ‹comida› hot
esto está picantísimo this is really hot!
2 ‹chiste/libro› risqué; ‹comedia› racy
B (Chi fam pey) ‹persona/lugar› common (colloq pej); ‹música› trashy (colloq)
picante2
masculine
A
1 (Coc) hot spices (pl)
le has puesto demasiado picante a la sopa you've made the soup too hot o too peppery
el médico le ha prohibido el picante or los picantes his doctor has told him not to eat spicy food
2
(ingenio, malicia): la obra es un poco sosa, le falta un poco de picante the play is a bit dull, it needs something to spice it up a little
3 (Chi, Per) (Coc) (guiso) spicy meat stew
B
picante masculine and feminine (Chi fam pey) (persona ordinaria) pleb (colloq pej)
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picante adjetivo
a) (Coc) ‹comidahot

b)chiste/librorisqué;

comediaracy
picante
I adjetivo
1 (comida) hot, spicy
2 fig (espectáculo, comentario) risqué, racy
II sustantivo masculino
1 (alimentos) hot spices pl: le han prohibido el picante, he has been told not to eat spicy food
2 (sabor) hot taste
'picante' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
pimentón
- chiste
- daño
- picar
English:
fiery
- horseradish
- hot
- juicy
- pungent
- racy
- sausage
- spice
- spicy
- horse
- raunchy
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picante
adj
1. [comida] spicy, hot
2. [chiste, comedia] saucy
3. Chile Fam [ordinario] common;
se fue a vivir a un barrio picante she went to live in a downmarket area
nm
1. [salsa] hot sauce;
le puso demasiado picante she made it too hot o spicy;
me gusta el picante I like spicy food
2. Andes [guiso] spicy meat stew
3. Chile Fam [ordinario] pleb;
son unos picantes they're plebs
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picante
I adj
1 comida hot, spicy
2 chiste risqué
II m hot spice
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picante adj
1) : hot, spicy
2) : sharp, cutting
3) : racy, risqué
picante nm
1) : spiciness
2) : hot spices pl, hot sauce
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picante adj hot [comp. hotter; superl. hottest] / spicy [comp. spicier; superl. spiciest]

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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