Synonyms of peevish in English:

peevish


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adjective

1‘the remark came out sounding peevish and sensitive’

SYNONYMS
irritable, irascible, fractious, fretful, cross, petulant, pettish, crabbed, crabby, crotchety, cantankerous, curmudgeonly, disagreeable, miserable, morose, peppery, on edge, edgy, impatient, complaining, querulous
bitter, moody, in a bad mood, grumpy, huffy, scratchy, out of sorts, out of temper, ill-tempered, bad-tempered, ill-natured, ill-humoured, sullen, surly, sulky, sour, churlish, touchy, testy, tetchy, snappish, waspish, prickly, crusty, bilious, liverish, dyspeptic, splenetic, choleric
Northern English mardy
informal snappy, chippy, grouchy, cranky
British informal narky, ratty, eggy, whingy, whingeing, like a bear with a sore head
North American informal sorehead, soreheaded, peckish
Australian, New Zealand informal snaky
dated miffy
ANTONYMS

affable, easy-going