Last modified on 5 July 2014, at 18:45

picante

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Picar +‎ -ante.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

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.

NounEdit

picante m (plural picantes)

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

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From picar

AdjectiveEdit

picante m, f (plural picantes)

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