Definition of “petulant” - English Dictionary

“petulant” in British English

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petulantadjective

uk /ˈpetʃ.ə.lənt/ us /ˈpetʃ.ə.lənt/ disapproving

(Definition of “petulant” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“petulant” in American English

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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)