Definition of peevishly in English:

peevishly

adverb

  • See peevish

    • ‘He told me so, peevishly, when I interviewed him.’
    • ‘‘You never should have opened your mouth,’ warned the judge peevishly.’
    • ‘‘He didn't like you either, might I remind you,’ he responded peevishly.’
    • ‘‘This country needs engineers,’ she muttered peevishly.’
    • ‘‘Well, I couldn't very well blurt out the truth,’ snapped Sam, peevishly.’

Pronunciation

peevishly

/ˈpiːvɪʃ(ə)li/