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peerie | peerless | peert | peerweet | peery | peeve | peeved | peevish | peevishly | peevishness | peevit

peeve

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Noun, Verb (transitive)

OXFORD DICTIONARY

peeve, v. & n. colloq.
--v.tr. (usu. as peeved adj.) annoy; vex; irritate.
--n.
1 a cause of annoyance.
2 vexation.

Etymology
back-form. f. PEEVISH

THESAURUS

peeve

abhorrence, abomination, aggravate, anathema, annoy, antipathy, arouse, aversion, badger, bait, be at, bedevil, beef, beefing, bellyache, bellyaching, beset, bitch, bitching, bone to pick, bother, bristle, brown off, bug, bullyrag, burn up, chafe, chivy, complaining, complaint, crow to pick, crow to pluck, destructive criticism, detestation, devil, discompose, dissent, distemper, disturb, dog, embitter, exasperate, execration, exercise, fash, faultfinding, fret, get, grievance, gripe, griping, groan, groaning, grouse, grousing, grudge, grumbling, harass, harry, hate, heckle, hector, holler, hound, howl, huff, incense, inflame, irk, irritate, kick, kicking, miff, molest, murmuring, nag, needle, nettle, nudzh, peevishness, persecute, pester, pet peeve, petulance, phobia, pick on, pique, plague, pluck the beard, pother, protest, provoke, put out, querulousness, rankle, ride, rile, roil, ruffle, scolding, set up, sniping, spite, squawk, squawking, stir the blood, stir up, tease, torment, try the patience, tweak the nose, vex, whining, work up, worry, yapping

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