The Word of the Day is Pique pique verb (used with object), piqued, piqu·ing. to affect with sharp irritation and resentment, especially by some wound to pride:She was greatly piqued when they refused her invitation.to wound (the pride, vanity, etc.).to excite (interest, curiosity, etc.):Her curiosity was piqued by the gossip.SEE MORE verb (used without object), piqued, piqu·ing. to arouse … Continue reading PIQUE