peevish definition

  • adjective:
    • Querulous or discontented.
    • Ill-tempered.
    • Contrary; fractious.
    • Constantly complaining; fretful, whining.
    • constantly fretful; quickly vexed or fretted; challenging kindly; more likely to whine; querulous; petulant.
    • Expressing fretfulness and discontent, or unjustifiable dissatisfaction.
    • Silly; childish; trifling.
    • effortlessly irritated or annoyed
  • others:
    • Querulous; petulant; ill-tempered; cross; fitful.
    • Perverse; self-willed; forward; testy.
    • described as or showing discontent, petulancy, or fretfulness.
    • Childish; silly; silly; trifling.
    • Synonyms Fretful, Pettish, etc. (identify petulant), ill-natured, testy, cranky, waspish.

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