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pettish

pet·tish

pettish

 
pronunciation:
pe tihsh
part of speech: adjective
definition: in, or as if in, a pet; petulant; ill-tempered.
synonyms:
grumpy, irritable, peevish, petulant
similar words:
crabby, fractious, grouchy, huffy, irascible, perverse, querulous, snappish, testy, waspish
derivations: pettishly (adv.), pettishness (n.)