Definition of fretful:
unruly, recalcitrant, whiney, restiff, fidgety, irritable, disagreeable, impatient, mutinous, peevish, irritable, restive, fractious, bad-tempered, crabbed, calm, antsy, whining, whiny, querulous, stubborn, itchy, refractory, complaining, skittish, rebellious, attitude, ill-tempered, snappish, waspish, captious, unforbearing, unquiet, accept, testy, snappy, frisky, cranky, ugly, nasty, balky, mulish, vicious, restless, intractable, intolerant, complaintive, resentful.
sullen (part of speech: adjective)
- "I Walked in Arden", Jack Crawford.
- "Red Money", Fergus Hume.
- "The Talkative Wig", Eliza Lee Follen.