Pique(n.) A cotton fabric, figured in the loom, -- used as a dress goods for women and children, and for vestings, etc.
Pique(n.) The jigger. See Jigger.
Pique(n.) A feeling of hurt, vexation, or resentment, awakened by a social slight or injury; irritation of the feelings, as through wounded pride; stinging vexation.
Pique(n.) Keenly felt desire; a longing.
Pique(n.) In piquet, the right of the elder hand to count thirty in hand, or to play before the adversary counts one.
Pique(v. i.) To cause annoyance or irritation.
Pique(v. t.) To wound the pride of; to sting; to nettle; to irritate; to fret; to offend; to excite to anger.
Pique(v. t.) To excite to action by causing resentment or jealousy; to stimulate; to prick; as, to pique ambition, or curiosity.
Pique(v. t.) To pride or value; -- used reflexively.
Piqued(imp. & p. p.) of Pique
Piquing(p. pr. & vb. n.) of Pique
Words within pique