Definition of querulous:
attitude, cross, itchy, peevish, snappy, petulant, fretful, testy, hot-tempered, snappish, moody, cantankerous, antsy, ill-tempered, complaining, temperamental, touchy, whiney, disagreeable, peevish, crabby, irascible, complaintive, fidgety, fractious, bad-tempered, irritable, grumpy, irascible, ugly, cranky, out of sorts, short-tempered, whiny, irritable, crabbed, whining, nasty, surly, grouchy, mean, waspish, sensitive.
- "Fanny Herself", Edna Ferber.
- "The Auto Boys' Vacation", James A. Braden.
And though Miss Prince looked up in dismay, and was full of objections and almost querulous reproaches because Nan said she must end her visit within a day or two, she hoped that George Gerry would be, after all, a reason for the girl's staying.- "A Country Doctor and Selected Stories and Sketches", Sarah Orne Jewett.