pettish


pet·tish

adjective \ˈpe-tish\

Definition of PETTISH

pet·tish·ly adverb
pet·tish·ness noun

Examples of PETTISH

  1. <a pettish baby who always seemed to be crying>

Origin of PETTISH

probably from 4pet
First Known Use: circa 1552

Rhymes with PETTISH

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