What is another word for peevish?

618 synonyms found


[ pˈiːvɪʃ], [ pˈiːvɪʃ], [ p_ˈiː_v_ɪ_ʃ]

Peevish is a word that is used to describe someone who is irritable, cranky or easily annoyed without reason. There are a lot of synonyms for peevish, which can be used to replace this word in different contexts. Some of the synonyms for peevish include irritable, petulant, touchy, tetchy, fractious, crabby, cranky, testy, snappish, captious, cantankerous and crotchety. Each of these synonyms has slightly different connotations, and which one you choose will depend on the context in which you are using it. However, they all describe someone who is prone to moodiness, irritability or irritability for no apparent reason.

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How to use "Peevish" in context?

In today's world, many people might say that one of the biggest personalities around is peevish. This word is often used, especially in connection to children, to describe someone who is easily irritated, fractious, and quick to anger. In fact, peevish has been defined as "a irritable, quarrelsome, and quick-tempered person", which is accurate in many cases.

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