EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PEEVED
First off Stanley stiffens up like he was goin' to be peeved.
You ain't been to see her for almost a week, and she'll be gettin' peeved at you.
Sandy tried last year, but they dropped him to the Second and he got peeved and quit.
Mack was peeved because Betty liked Timand about the lunches and notes and shows.
She coaxed him to go back to the Journal, until he got peeved.
Somebody at the top is peeved because a train comes in late.
“Of course he was peeved when I made such a mess of things,” he thought.
"Keep your advice to yourself," said the monarch, in a peeved tone.
You are peeved, Margaret, 177 because of what she claimed I said of you and Retta.
"I'm the one who should be peeved," spoke up the girl with a wry smile.
1907 (implied in peeved), back-formation from peevish. As a noun, attested by 1910. Related: Peeved; peeving; peeves.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR PEEVED
- out of humor
- put out
- all torn up
- basket case
- bummed out
- bundle of nerves
- cut up
- in a stew
- in a tizzy
- shook up
- shot down
- strung out
- up the wall