Example sentences for: pique

How can you use “pique” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Luckily, I don't have to cancel my subscription to your zine in a fit of pique!

  • Indicting him was an exercise in prosecutorial pique, doomed to fail.

  • An editorial in Thursday's Japan Times speculates that "pique seems to have figured prominently" in the selection this weekend of Turin, Italy, as the site of the 2006 Winter Olympic Games.

  • So why is he timeless, while Self's sendups of PC already seem dated, as if he'd jotted them down in a fit of childish pique in 1991?

  • Jordan, like Greene, is too sensitive to his characters' vexations--to their colorful spasms of pique.

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