Meaning of “pique” in the English Dictionary

"pique" in American English

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piqueverb [ T ]

us /pik/

pique verb [ T ] (EXCITE)

to excite or cause interest:

Labor law piqued his interest in law school.

piquenoun [ U ]

us /pik/

pique noun [ U ] (ANGER)

anger or annoyance:

He stormed from the room in a fit of pique.

(Definition of “pique” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)