Definition of 'petulant'
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What he said was petulant and childish. The Sun (2013)But there are some parts of him that are just arrogant and petulant. Times, Sunday Times (2011)She looks as petulant as she does impotent. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Their continuing petulant behaviour sends out all the wrong signals for sportsmanship. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He seems able in his batting and in his captaincy to put much of the past behind him, and to avoid touchy or petulant reactions. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Used Occasionally. petulant is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'petulant'
British English: petulant ADJECTIVE
Someone who is petulant is unreasonably angry and upset in a childish way.
His critics say he's just being silly and petulant.
Definition of petulant from the Collins English Dictionary
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