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petulantadjective

uk   us   /ˈpet.jʊ.lənt/ disapproving
(Definition of petulant from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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petulantadjective

 us   /ˈpetʃ·ə·lənt/
easily angered or ​annoyed, esp. in a ​rude way: He ​plays the ​part of a petulant ​young man in the ​film.
(Definition of petulant from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “petulant”
in Chinese (Simplified) 耍孩子脾气的,任性的, 脾气暴躁的…
in Turkish huysuz, hırçın, ters…
in Russian капризный, вздорный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 耍孩子脾氣的,任性的, 脾氣暴躁的…
in Polish kapryśny…
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