pettish

adjective
pet·​tish | \ ˈpe-tish How to pronounce pettish (audio) \

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Other Words from pettish

pettishly adverb
pettishness noun

Examples of pettish in a Sentence

a pettish baby who always seemed to be crying

First Known Use of pettish

circa 1552, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pettish

probably from pet entry 4

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The first known use of pettish was circa 1552

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