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petulant

adjective uk   us   /ˈpet.jʊ.lənt/ disapproving
easily annoyed and complaining in a rude way like a child
petulance
noun [U] uk   us   /-ləns/
petulantly
adverb uk   us   /-li/
"Well, he didn't invite me to his party so I'm certainly not inviting him to mine!" she said petulantly.
Translations of “petulant”
in Chinese (Traditional) 耍孩子脾氣的,任性的, 脾氣暴躁的…
in Russian капризный, вздорный…
in Turkish huysuz, hırçın, ters…
in Chinese (Simplified) 耍孩子脾气的,任性的, 脾气暴躁的…
in Polish kapryśny…
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