how to pronounce pique

pk

how to improve pronunciation of pique

press buttons with phonetic symbols to learn about each sound.

press Play to play an example pronunciation of pique.

meanings of pique

noun:

  1. A feeling of irritation or resentment, awakened by a social slight or injury; offence, especially taken in an emotional sense with little thought or consideration.
  2. A feeling of enmity; ill-feeling, animosity; a transient feeling of wounded pride.
  3. Keenly felt desire; a longing.
  4. In piquet, the right of the elder hand to count thirty in hand, or to play before the adversary counts one.
  5. A durable ribbed fabric made from cotton, rayon, or silk.
  6. A chigger or jigger, Tunga penetrans.

verb:

  1. To take pride in; to pride oneself on.
  2. To score a pique against.
  3. To wound the pride of; to excite to anger.
  4. To stimulate (a feeling, emotion); to offend by slighting; to excite (someone) to action by causing resentment or jealousy.

words with pronunciation similar to pique

peekpeakteaksheikpeaspeedchicmeekreekpack