Definition of peeve:
Synonyms for peeve:
miff, gall, frustration, nuisance, pain, devil, ruffle, gravel, rag, resentment, nettle, nark, aggravation, joke, drive someone mad, hair shirt, annoyance, exasperation, dudgeon, thorn, get to, calamity, bugbear, frustrate, get, vexation, irritant, menace, get at, madden, feelings, pest, botheration, offense, trial, irritation, headache, umbrage, bug, rile, huff, put out, inconvenience, aggro, drag, rub, provoke.
- aggravate (part of speech: verb)
irritate (part of speech: verb)
- study at irritate
- dislike (part of speech: noun)
If the nervous baby has older brothers and sisters, see to it that he does not, through pet and peeve and other manifestations of temper, control the family and thus dictate the trend of all the children's play.- "The Mother and Her Child", William S. Sadler Lena K. Sadler.
- "The Untamed", Max Brand.
- "Code Three", Rick Raphael.