Synonyms of petulant in English:


See definition of petulant


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