Meaning of peeve

peeve

Pronunciation: (pēv), [key]
— v., n. peeved, peev•ing,
—v.t.
  1. to render peevish; annoy.
—n.
  1. a source of annoyance or irritation: Tardiness is one of my greatest peeves.
  2. an annoyed or irritated mood: to be in a peeve.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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