ETYM French, from piquer. Related to Pike.
(Homonym: peak, peek).
1. A sudden outburst of anger; SYN. temper, irritation.
2. Hurt pride, resentful irritation.
3. (French) A feeling of slight irritation or resentment.
Tightly woven fabric with raised cords.
Stiff durable corded fabric of cotton, rayon or silk.
To cause to feel resentment or indignation; SYN. offend.