peeve

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Back-formation from peevish.

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peeve (plural peeves)

  1. An annoyance or grievance.

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

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

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