HyperDic: peevish

English > 1 sense of the word peevish:
ADJECTIVEallpeevish, cranky, fractious, irritable, nettlesome, peckish, pettish, petulant, scratchy, testy, tetchy, techyeasily irritated or annoyed
peevish > pronunciation
Soundspiy'vihsh
Rhymesabolish ... Yiddish: 161 rhymes with ihsh...
English > peevish: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaningeasily irritated or annoyed.
Synonymscranky, fractious, irritable, nettlesome, peckish, pettish, petulant, scratchy, testy, tetchy, techy
Broaderill-naturedHaving an irritable and unpleasant disposition
Spanishirritable, malhumorado, quejica
Nounspeevishnessan irritable petulant feeling
Adverbspeevishlyin a peevish manner

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