Example sentences for: petulant

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

  • In London, the Financial Times criticized the United States' "unfortunately petulant" opposition to the court, which was established by an accord signed in Rome this weekend.

  • Like some of the petulant letter-writers who have been weighing in on our exchange, Morris' premise seems to be that Reagan was, as Clark Clifford once put it, an "amiable dunce."

  • There is nothing quite like a rocket that goes wrong--the power of nature harnessed to a blind, petulant dervish.

  • The Bostonian must have sensed that, compared with the Texan, he came off as snobbish, petulant, and obtusely rich.

  • (Or so the petulant divorcée claimed when Judge Weissberg rejected her request for monthly child-support payments of $132,000 from former husband Ron Perelman, ordering her to scrimp by on $12,825 a month for their 4-year-old daughter, Caleigh.

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