pettishly

pettish

[pet-ish]
adjective
petulantly peevish: a pettish refusal.

Origin:
1585–95; see pet2, -ish1

pettishly, adverb
pettishness, noun
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pettish (ˈpɛtɪʃ)
 
adj
peevish; petulant: a pettish child
 
[C16: from pet²]
 
'pettishly
 
adv
 
'pettishness
 
n

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