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Definition of "peevishly" [pee•vish•ly]

  • In a peevish manner or way. (adverb)

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Use "peevishly" in a sentence
  • "'Heavens! said she, peevishly,' is this the gallant, polite Frenchman!"
  • "The morning was fresh and cool; I threw back the lattice, and presently the room filled with sweet scents from the garden; but Catherine called peevishly to me, 'Ellen, shut the window."
  • "Instead, Steve Jobs keeps the big picture in mind, as he reveals "peevishly" in a hysterical 2003 New York Timesinterview with Rob Walker at the end of a fascinating examination of the iPod as cultural artifact."
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