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peeve

 (pēv)
tr.v. peeved, peev·ing, peeves
To cause to be annoyed or resentful. See Synonyms at annoy.
n.
1. A vexation; a grievance: My pet peeve is when people chew gum during a lecture.
2. A resentful mood: in a peeve about the delays.

[Back-formation from peevish.]

peeve

(piːv)
vb
(tr) to irritate; vex; annoy
n
something that irritates; vexation: it was a pet peeve of his.
[C20: back formation from peevish]
peeved adj

peeve

(piv)

v. peeved, peev•ing,
n. v.t.
1. to render peevish; annoy.
n.
2. a source of annoyance or irritation.
3. an annoyed or irritated mood.
[1905–10, Amer.; back formation from peevish]

peeve

- A back-formation from peevish, "perverse, obstinate."
See also related terms for perverse.

peeve


Past participle: peeved
Gerund: peeving

Imperative
peeve
peeve
Present
I peeve
you peeve
he/she/it peeves
we peeve
you peeve
they peeve
Preterite
I peeved
you peeved
he/she/it peeved
we peeved
you peeved
they peeved
Present Continuous
I am peeving
you are peeving
he/she/it is peeving
we are peeving
you are peeving
they are peeving
Present Perfect
I have peeved
you have peeved
he/she/it has peeved
we have peeved
you have peeved
they have peeved
Past Continuous
I was peeving
you were peeving
he/she/it was peeving
we were peeving
you were peeving
they were peeving
Past Perfect
I had peeved
you had peeved
he/she/it had peeved
we had peeved
you had peeved
they had peeved
Future
I will peeve
you will peeve
he/she/it will peeve
we will peeve
you will peeve
they will peeve
Future Perfect
I will have peeved
you will have peeved
he/she/it will have peeved
we will have peeved
you will have peeved
they will have peeved
Future Continuous
I will be peeving
you will be peeving
he/she/it will be peeving
we will be peeving
you will be peeving
they will be peeving
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been peeving
you have been peeving
he/she/it has been peeving
we have been peeving
you have been peeving
they have been peeving
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been peeving
you will have been peeving
he/she/it will have been peeving
we will have been peeving
you will have been peeving
they will have been peeving
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been peeving
you had been peeving
he/she/it had been peeving
we had been peeving
you had been peeving
they had been peeving
Conditional
I would peeve
you would peeve
he/she/it would peeve
we would peeve
you would peeve
they would peeve
Past Conditional
I would have peeved
you would have peeved
he/she/it would have peeved
we would have peeved
you would have peeved
they would have peeved
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.peeve - an annoyed or irritated mood
humour, mood, temper, humor - a characteristic (habitual or relatively temporary) state of feeling; "whether he praised or cursed me depended on his temper at the time"; "he was in a bad humor"
Verb1.peeve - cause to be annoyed, irritated, or resentful
annoy, devil, gravel, irritate, nark, rile, vex, nettle, rag, bother, chafe, get at, get to - cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations; "Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me"; "It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves"

peeve

verb
To trouble the nerves or peace of mind of, especially by repeated vexations:
Idioms: get in one's hair, get on one's nerves, get under one's skin.
noun
Translations

peeve

[piːv] VTmolestar, irritar

peeve

vt (inf)ärgern, reizen, fuchsen (inf)
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