picante

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Picar +‎ -ante.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

picante m, f (plural picantes; comparable)

  1. hot, spicy (of food)
    A comida mexicana é muito picante.
    Mexican food is very spicy.
  2. stinging
    Eu caí no meio dos arbustos picantes.
    I fell into the stinging bushes.
  3. bawdy
    Ele contou-nos muitas anedotas picantes.
    He told us a lot of bawdy jokes.

Noun[edit]

picante m (plural picantes)

  1. hot sauce
    Esta receita precisa de muito picante.
    This recipe requires a lot of hot sauce.

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From picar

Adjective[edit]

picante m, f (plural picantes)

  1. (of food) hot and spicy
  2. vulgar, risque