piqued

  • 1piqued — [ pikt ] adjective slightly annoyed and offended: Yoshie looked piqued at his suggestion …

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  • 2piqued — index bitter (reproachful), petulant, resentful Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3piqued — [[t]pi͟ːkt[/t]] ADJ GRADED: usu v link ADJ If someone is piqued, they are offended or annoyed, often by something that is not very important. Granny was astounded and a little piqued, I think, because it had all been arranged without her… …

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  • 4Piqued — 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. [1913 Webster] Pique her, and soothe in turn.… …

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  • 5piqued — UK [piːkt] / US [pɪkt] adjective slightly annoyed and offended Yoshie looked rather piqued at his suggestion …

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  • 6piqued — Synonyms and related words: aggravated, angry, annoyed, attracted, bothered, browned off, bugged, burnt up, cathectic, chafed, concerned, curious, disturbed, enthusiastic, exasperated, excited, fascinated, galled, griped, huffy, interested, irked …

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  • 7piqued — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. bothered, irritated, annoyed; see angry , troubled 1 …

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  • 8piqued — pɪːk n. textured cotton fabric, ribbed cotton fabric n. irritation, anger; resentment, grudge, enmity v. insult, offend; anger, irritate; arouse, excite, stimulate (curiosity, interest, etc.) …

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  • 9piqued — adj 1. irritated, annoyed, vexed, peeved, nettled, chafed, Chiefly U.S. riled, Inf. aggravated, Inf. miffed, Sl. bugged; ruffled, roiled, disturbed, perturbed, disquieted, discomposed, put out; bothered, pestered, harassed, fretful, troubled,… …

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  • 10piqued — [piːkt] adj feeling annoyed and offended because someone has been rude to you …

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  • 11piqued — adj annoyed, irritated, vexed, riled, angry, cross, displeased, offended, put out, resentful COLLOQ. miffed, peeved, aggravated, ratty, uptight, mad, hopping mad, raving mad, seeing red, in a lather, disgruntled, up in arms, hot under the collar …

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  • 12be piqued — index resent Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 13be piqued — feel irritated or resentful. → pique …

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  • 14demi-piqued — …

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  • 15pique — pique1 /peek/, v., piqued, piquing, n. v.t. 1. to affect with sharp irritation and resentment, esp. by some wound to pride: She was greatly piqued when they refused her invitation. 2. to wound (the pride, vanity, etc.). 3. to excite (interest,… …

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  • 16pique — [[t]pi͟ːk[/t]] piques, piquing, piqued 1) N UNCOUNT Pique is the feeling of annoyance you have when you think someone has not treated you properly. Mimi had gotten over her pique at Susan s refusal to accept the job. 2) VERB If something piques… …

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  • 17pique — pique1 [pi:k] noun a feeling of irritation or resentment resulting from a slight, especially to one s pride: he left in a fit of pique. verb (piques, piquing, piqued) 1》 stimulate (interest or curiosity). 2》 (be piqued) feel irritated or… …

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  • 18pique — I UK [piːk] / US [pɪk] noun [uncountable] Word forms pique : singular pique plural piques an annoyed feeling that you show when you think someone has insulted you or been rude to you fit of pique: When you ve got over your fit of pique, I ll… …

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  • 19pique — /pik / (say peek) verb (t) (piqued, piquing) 1. to affect with sharp irritation and resentment, especially by some wound to pride: to be piqued at a refusal. 2. to wound (the pride, vanity, etc.). 3. to excite (interest, curiosity, etc.): *the… …

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  • 20pique — pique1 [pi:k] n [U] 1.) a feeling of being annoyed or upset, especially because someone has ignored you or insulted you ▪ He stormed out in a fit of pique . 2.) also piqué a type of material made of cotton, silk, or ↑rayon pique 2 pique2 v [ …

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