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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Picar +‎ -ante.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

picante (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 +‎ -ante.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /piˈkante/, [piˈkãn̪t̪e]

AdjectiveEdit

picante (plural picantes)

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