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noun as in something strongly disliked


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When I go to arenas, I like to meet with fan groups and hear what their peeve points are about us, and what their positives are.

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And the omission or derision of dads in the parent (aka “mommy”) blogosphere is a perennial pet peeve.

A lot of my pet peeves, by the way, have to do with being unoriginal so I would say that's a top pet peeve as well.

I have a girl pet peeve: the macho prevalence of sports talk in White House briefing rooms and Washington green rooms.

Kelly Lightfoot, her not-too-serious peeve forgotten, had come back into the galley to listen to the radio exchange.

Of course I know you don't mean it—you're simply hot and tired, and trying to work off your peeve on me.

But for Charley and his overloaded peeve, they would have been in Crystal City inside the hour.

Paste this, Fuscus, in your hat:Not a pesky thing can peeve me.

"Was is right," Crawford growled, now on one of his favorite peeve subjects.

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On this page you'll find 79 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to peeve, such as: annoyance, bother, gripe, nuisance, pest, and vexation.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.