Definition of 'peevish'
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True, he had the Mournes ' long thin nose, rather patrician and arrogant, but his mouth was narrow and, in old age, set in peevish lines. DOUBLE DECEIT (1989)And it was not unknown for a peevish north-easter to blow in off the Wash from March to the end of June. THE INNOCENTS AT HOME (A SUPERINTENDENT KENWORTHY NOVEL) (1989)He looked surprised at my peevish retort but he went on: `I am going to be married again. THE ROAD TO PARADISE ISLAND (1989)
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