What is another word for pettishly?

26 synonyms found


[ pˈɛtɪʃli], [ pˈɛtɪʃli], [ p_ˈɛ_t_ɪ_ʃ_l_i]

Related words: petulantly, petulant, pissily, pithily

Synonyms for Pettishly:

How to use "Pettishly" in context?

Pettishly is the act of being excessively and obstinately petty. It is a combination of the words pet and spite. Pettishly means to show a marked lack of consideration for others and to exhibit an excessive and often irritating level of concern for one's own interests. This can be seen in small things, like being stingy with compliments, or constantly nitpicking. It can also be seen in larger things, like being unyielding in negotiations or refusing to compromise.

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