1. cross, querulous, or fretful, as from vexation or discontent: a peevish youngster.
2. showing annoyance, irritation, or bad mood: a peevish reply; a peevish frown.
3. perverse or obstinate.
"people can be peevish on dates."
"people can be peevish."
"voices can be peevish."
"wives can be peevish."
"states can be peevish."
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