verb (used with object), peeved, peev·ing.
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And the omission or derision of dads in the parent (aka “mommy”) blogosphere is a perennial pet peeve.
A lot of my pet peeves, by the way, have to do with being unoriginal so I would say that's a top pet peeve as well.
I have a girl pet peeve: the macho prevalence of sports talk in White House briefing rooms and Washington green rooms.
Kelly Lightfoot, her not-too-serious peeve forgotten, had come back into the galley to listen to the radio exchange.Code Three|Rick Raphael
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
But for Charley and his overloaded peeve, they would have been in Crystal City inside the hour.Master of the Moondog|Stanley Mullen
Paste this, Fuscus, in your hat:Not a pesky thing can peeve me.A line-o'-verse or two|Bert Leston Taylor
"Was is right," Crawford growled, now on one of his favorite peeve subjects.Border, Breed Nor Birth|Dallas McCord Reynolds