Etymology
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peeve (v.)

"irritate, exasperate," 1907 (implied in peeved), back-formation from peevish. Also "to grumble, complain" (1912). As a noun, attested by 1910. Related: Peeved; peeving; peeves.

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Definitions of peeve
1
peeve (v.)
cause to be annoyed, irritated, or resentful;
2
peeve (n.)
an annoyed or irritated mood;
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