Synonyms of petulant in English:


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1‘he sounded as petulant as a spoiled child’

peevish, bad-tempered, ill-tempered, pettish, cross, impatient, irritable, moody, in a bad mood, sulky, snappish, crotchety, touchy, waspish, irascible, tetchy, testy, querulous, fractious, captious, cantankerous, grumpy, complaining, whiny, fretful, huffish, huffy, pouty, disgruntled, crabbed, crabby, ill-humoured
sullen, surly, sour, churlish, ungracious
splenetic, choleric
informal snappy, chippy, grouchy, cranky
British informal ratty, narky, eggy, whingy, miffy, mumpish
Northern English informal mardy
North American informal soreheaded, sorehead, peckish

good-humoured, easy-going, affable