pique

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1 pique /ˈpiːk/ noun
1 pique
/ˈpiːk/
noun
Learner's definition of PIQUE
[noncount] formal
: a sudden feeling of annoyance or anger when someone has offended you
2 pique /ˈpiːk/ verb
piques; piqued; piquing
2 pique
/ˈpiːk/
verb
piques; piqued; piquing
Learner's definition of PIQUE
[+ object]
chiefly US : to cause (curiosity or interest)
chiefly British : to make (someone) annoyed or angry usually used as (be) piqued
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