Example sentences for: peeve

How can you use “peeve” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Another pet peeve of mine is the blatant self- and cross-promotion that plague these sections.

  • Focus groups have identified this as a pet consumer peeve, and Take A Stand urges viewers to do just that.

  • Peevish , from which the noun and verb peeve appear to have been back-formed, has been used since the 14th century with a wide variety of senses, including `childish, silly, wayward, thoughtless, froward, uncouth, perverse' (which some think is the source), and even `witty.

  • Everyone has a pet peeve, be it a misused word, an unusual pronunciation, or what have you.


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