OTHER WORDS FOR pique
Origin of pique1
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Other definitions for pique (3 of 3)
Origin of piqué
How to use pique in a sentence
How much might such spirited competitions pique the interest of stateside TV audiences?
He is a mild-mannered and generous guy, not the kind of person prone to fits of pique or rage.We Lost Soldiers in the Hunt for Bergdahl, a Guy Who Walked Off in the Dead of Night|Nathan Bradley Bethea|June 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This loud display of pique lasted about a week before Fallin quietly reversed herself.
But like the committee hearing, it was just a nasty show of pique.How the Chuck Hagel Fight Changed the American Jewish Landscape in Washington|J. J. Goldberg|August 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Except for a bit of petulance directed toward Stephanopoulos and a bit of pique directed at Huntsman, Romney maintained his cool.Paul Begala: Mitt Romney’s Competition Folds in New Hampshire Debate|Paul Begala|January 8, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The Daily News, in referring to this, suggests that "peacock temper" was a misprint for "pique, or temper."
I fear my manner showed my pique a trifle, for I did not see her anywhere about when I left after breakfast.The Idyl of Twin Fires|Walter Prichard Eaton
Ellen Morris accepted an invitation to Petersburg, ere the angry pique, aroused by Lynn's reproaches, passed off.Alone|Marion Harland
Many of us, male and female, treated as Susan imagined herself treated, have taken another lover out of pique.It Is Never Too Late to Mend|Charles Reade
Kilmeny had been brought too near the grim realities to hold any petty pique.The Highgrader|William MacLeod Raine