annoyed; irritated; vexed.
- peev·ed·ly [pee-vid-lee, peevd-], /ˈpi vɪd li, ˈpivd-/, adverb
- peev·ed·ness, noun
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How to use peeved in a sentence
She still supports the goal, but she’s mighty peeved about the adjacent politicking and process.
By the time I entered the baking aisle at the third store, my feet were thoroughly soaked and I was peeved.A Cozy Pumpkin Brown Butter Whiskey Cake Recipe That’s Anything but Predictable | Joy Cho | November 5, 2021 | Eater
Ultimately, a visibly peeved Obama signed a deal that reduced deficits by more than $2 trillion over the span of a decade without any new taxes.McConnell’s Debt Ceiling Deal Just Kicks Democrats’ Problems Down the Road | Philip Elliott | October 7, 2021 | Time
He seems peeved that she's gotten old, as if it were a personal affront.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days | David Freeman | December 13, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Major General Avi Zamir was so peeved that he reportedly called a boycott of Refaeli-endorsed products.
In fact, the Fox News host seemed a tad peeved that I had criticized him for a glaring omission about his arch-nemesis NBC.
It could be a long night in this swingy swing state, with polls inundated and voters peeved.
Rock ‘n’ roll history is filled with tales far more debauched than the peeved-over-a-cat meeting of two famous alt-rock bands.Yo La Tengo and the Birth of Indie Rock: ‘Big Day Coming’ Reviewed | Alyssa Noel | June 8, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Therefore, both men aired with the utmost frankness their opinion of their employer; even Neils Halvorsen was peeved.Captain Scraggs | Peter B. Kyne
"Shad weren't gettin' peeved," objected Bob, ready to defend his absent friend.The Gaunt Gray Wolf | Dillon Wallace
The conies that escape being crushed come out peeved and protesting against unnecessary disturbances.Watched by Wild Animals | Enos A. Mills
"peeved about somethin' this mornin'," one of them drawled to the rider whose knee pressed his.The Heritage of the Hills | Arthur P. Hankins
The temperamental young thing was peeved, and the ponies (not equine) had come galloping into the scene at the critical moment.Nothing But the Truth | Frederic S. Isham