verb (used with object), peeved, peev·ing.
Origin of peeve
Examples from the Web for peeve
Paste this, Fuscus, in your hat:Not a pesky thing can peeve me.
Of course I know you don't mean it—you're simply hot and tired, and trying to work off your peeve on me.Main Street|Sinclair Lewis
Brickbats mingle with bouquetsShied at my devoted cranium.Does it peeve yours truly?
British Dictionary definitions for peeve
Word Origin for peeve
Word Origin and History for peeve
1907 (implied in peeved), back-formation from peevish. As a noun, attested by 1910. Related: Peeved; peeving; peeves.