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petulant
used in Catch-22

7 uses
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Definition
unreasonably annoyed or upset

or:

easily annoyed or upset
  • 'I haven't the time,' Lieutenant Scheisskopf would grumble petulantly.
    Chapter 8 — Lieutenant Scheisskopf (25% in)
  • 'That was your idea,' Colonel Cathcart accused him Petulantly.
    Chapter 11 — Captain Black (68% in)
  • Dunbar demanded petulantly of the doctors.
    Chapter 27 — Nurse Duckett (90% in)
  • Colonel Scheisskopf demanded petulantly.
    Chapter 29 — Peckem (25% in)
  • The officer stamped his foot petulantly, turning weak with frustration.
    Chapter 33 — Nately's Whore (33% in)
  • 'But they're getting all the fame and opportunity,' Milo persisted with a petulance that bordered on sniveling.
    Chapter 35 — Milo the Militant (39% in)
  • 'These are very critical times,' Colonel Cathcart asserted petulantly from a far corner of the office, paying no attention to Colonel Korn.
    Chapter 40 — Catch-22 (28% in)

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