Definition of petulantly in English:



See petulant

  • ‘I looked up at this elegant, slender woman blessed with a large and loving family and plenty of resources and said, rather petulantly, ‘But she could find something else to do.’’
  • ‘But I have to petulantly admit that when I've capitulated and carried out their wishes, their ideas do feel right.’
  • ‘It is crucial that, if early decisions go against them, Celtic's players do not react petulantly and adopt a persecution complex.’
  • ‘She proceeded to sit next to her loving husband, poking him variously in the ribs and face, and petulantly pushing his chair.’
  • ‘The defender was booked, as was Greg Strong for petulantly kicking the ball off the spot.’