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EtymologyEdit

Back-formation from peevish.

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NounEdit

peeve (plural peeves)

  1. (colloquial) An annoyance or grievance.
    stylistic peeve

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VerbEdit

peeve (third-person singular simple present peeves, present participle peeving, simple past and past participle peeved)

  1. (colloquial) To annoy; vex.
    He was peeved to note that his hard work had been undone.

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