peevish
[ pee-vish ]
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Part of Speech adjective
Origin + Etymology
Late Middle English unknown origin
Synonyms
  • angry
  • cranky
  • grumpy
Antonyms
  • friendly
  • pleasant
Definition
showing annoyance, irritation, or bad mood
Example
The flight attendant had a peevish scowl as he argued with the passenger on the plane.
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