Example sentences for: peeved

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

  • Clinton's wordy outing peeved Evan Thomas ( Inside Washington ) because all the talk proved that he doesn't have anything to say.

  • In the New York Times Book Review , Miss Manners, Judith Martin, is peeved by Sylvia Jukes Morris' discourteous treatment of Claire Boothe Luce.

  • --Peeved in Palo Alto, Calif.

  • When Danes says, "I'd do anything to get you humans out of my forest," she sounds like a Valley Girl peeved over lack of parking spaces at the mall.

  • And while Theroux has never been noted for his celebration of the milk of human kindness--at his worst, he is so unrelentingly peeved with others that one wonders why he bothered to write about them--he does have an eye for the differences among people and among peoples, and a shrewd understanding of the irrational annoyance those differences provoke.


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