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Petulantly definition, moved to or showing sudden, impatient irritation, especially over some trifling annoyance: a petulant toss of the head. See more.


When you do something petulantly, you are being irritable or peevish. If you petulantly roll your eyes at your boss, you might risk losing that promotion.


Define petulant: having or showing the attitude of people who become angry and annoyed when they do not get what they want — petulant in a sentence.


Definition of petulantly adverb in Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary. Meaning , pronunciation, picture, example sentences, grammar, usage notes, synonyms ...


A young lady not having fun at a party. Licensed from ThinkStockPhoto. adverb. Petulantly is defined as something done in an irritated or impatient manner.


[Latin petulāns, petulant-, insolent, from petere, to assail; see pet- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.] pet′u·lance, pet′u·lan·cy n. pet′u·lant·ly adv.


He could not but vividly remember the picture of her as she flung herself on to the bench in the garden in a moment of hysteria, and petulantly kicked a satin ...


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PETULANTLY Thesaurus (synonyms and antonyms) by Power Thesaurus. Top voted out of 76 Synonyms are irritably, grumpily and testily.