peeve[ peev ]SEE DEFINITION OF peeve
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PEEVE
Paste this, Fuscus, in your hat:Not a pesky thing can peeve me.
Brickbats mingle with bouquetsShied at my devoted cranium.Does it peeve yours truly?
Of course I know you don't mean it—you're simply hot and tired, and trying to work off your peeve on me.
1907 (implied in peeved), back-formation from peevish. As a noun, attested by 1910. Related: Peeved; peeving; peeves.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR PEEVE
- egg on
- fire up
- get a rise out of
- get under skin
- give a hard time
- give the business
- make waves
- put out
- work up