One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘there'll be no rest for me with a querulous adolescent’
petulant, complaining, pettish, touchy, testy, tetchy, waspish, prickly, crusty, peppery, fractious, fretful, irritable, cross, crabbed, crabby, crotchety, cantankerous, curmudgeonly, disagreeable, miserable, morose, on edge, edgy, impatient, 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, bilious, liverish, dyspeptic, splenetic, choleric
informal snappish, 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
informal, dated miffy
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