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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a manner that shows irritation or impatience, especially over a trivial matter. Peevishly.

Usage examples (38)
  • Adjective : a petulant toss of the head
  • That he did so predictably petulantly is disappointing, if not hugely surprising.
  • Marcia, "petulantly," has left me to bear all things alone.
  • It is not my fault, "petulantly," that I am only seventeen. " for more
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