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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Easily irritated or annoyed.

Usage examples (39)
  • I don't think I deserve such a peevish response.
  • Adjective : a peevish youngster. ,a peevish reply; a peevish frown
  • His face was insignificant, his expression peevish, his features without the animation of any high purpose.
  • She is so pale, and so fretful, so peevish, which is not in her nature. for more
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