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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: pique(0.00995 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to pique.
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: tightly woven fabric with raised cords
2: a sudden outburst of anger; “his temper sparked like damp
firewood” [syn: temper, irritation]
v : cause to feel resentment or indignation; “Her tactless
remark offended me” [syn: offend]
English → English (gcide)
Pique \Pique\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Piqued; p. pr. & vb. n.
Piquing.] [F. piquer. See Pike.]
1. To wound the pride of; to sting; to nettle; to irritate;
to fret; to offend; to excite to anger.
Pique her, and soothe in turn. --Byron.
2. To excite to action by causing resentment or jealousy; to
stimulate; to prick; as, to pique ambition, or curiosity.
3. To pride or value; -- used reflexively.
Men . . . pique themselves upon their skill.
Syn: To offend; displease; irritate; provoke; fret; nettle;
sting; goad; stimulate.
Pique \Pique\, n. (Zo["o]l.)
The jigger. See Jigger.
Pique \Pique\, n. [F., fr. piquer. See Pike.]
1. A feeling of hurt, vexation, or resentment, awakened by a
social slight or injury; irritation of the feelings, as
through wounded pride; stinging vexation.
Men take up piques and displeasures. --Dr. H. More.
Wars had arisen . . . upon a personal pique. --De
2. Keenly felt desire; a longing.
Though it have the pique, and long,
'Tis still for something in the wrong. --Hudibras.
3. (Card Playing) In piquet, the right of the elder hand to
count thirty in hand, or to play before the adversary
Syn: Displeasure; irritation; grudge; spite.
Usage: Pique, Spite, Grudge. Pique denotes a quick and
often transient sense of resentment for some supposed
neglect or injury, but it is not marked by
malevolence. Spite is a stronger term, denoting
settled ill will or malice, with a desire to injure,
as the result of extreme irritation. Grudge goes still
further, denoting cherished and secret enmity, with an
unforgiving spirit. A pique is usually of recent date;
a grudge is that which has long subsisted; spite
implies a disposition to cross or vex others.
Pique \Pique\, v. i.
To cause annoyance or irritation. “Every verse hath
something in it that piques.” --Tatler.