Synonyms of peevish in English:

peevish


See definition of peevish

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, whingeing, whingy

British informal narky, ratty, eggy, like a bear with a sore head

North American informal sorehead, soreheaded, peckish

NZ Australian informal snaky

dated miffy

ANTONYMS

affable, easy-going