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Synonyms for peevish
ˈpi vɪʃpeev·ish

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. peevish

    Synonyms:
    fretful, querulous, petulant, testy, captious, waspish, splenetic, ill-natured, irascible

    Antonyms:
    genial, complaisant, insensate, inquerulous, easy, good-natured, good-tempered

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cranky, fractious, irritable, nettlesome, peevish, peckish, pettish, petulant, scratchy, testy, tetchy, techyadjective

    easily irritated or annoyed

    "an incorrigibly fractious young man"; "not the least nettlesome of his countrymen"

    Synonyms:
    irritating, rough, tender, bothersome, galling, cranky, gravelly, crank, pesky, scratchy, pettish, pestiferous, pestering, abrasive, uneven, vexing, petulant, irritable, excitable, plaguey, refractory, teasing, tippy, rasping, recalcitrant, nettlesome, fractious, plaguy, tetchy, testy, spotty, techy, vexatious, raspy, peckish, annoying, grating

    Antonyms:
    good-natured

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. peevishadjective

    Synonyms:
    fretful, petulant, querulous, irritable, waspish, snappish, pettish, captious, cross, crusty, snarling, testy, churlish, crabbed, acrimonious, irritable

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. peevishadjective

    Synonyms:
    petulant, querulous, captious, spleeny, fretful, impatient, cross

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