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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.
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petulantadjective

uk   /ˈpetʃ.ə.lənt/  us   /ˈpetʃ.ə.lənt/ disapproving
petulance
noun [U] uk   /ˈpetʃ.ə.ləns/  us   /ˈpetʃ.ə.ləns/
petulantly
adverb uk   /ˈpetʃ.ə.lənt.li/  us   /ˈpetʃ.ə.lənt.li/
"Well, he didn't ​invite me to his ​party so I'm ​certainly not ​inviting him to mine!" she said petulantly.
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