Petulant in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Petulant

to describe a person or behavior that is irritable, especially in a childish way

Examples of Petulant in a sentence

He was a petulant child who was aggravated by the smallest things. 🔊

When the movie started, the petulant infant would not stop crying because of the loud noise. 🔊

After being fired, Joshua behaved like a petulant toddler and threw a major tantrum. 🔊

My oldest sister is a petulant woman who complains constantly. 🔊

Because she whined about everything on the movie set, the studio head described the actress as petulant. 🔊

While I can be a bit moody, I am not petulant because I do not let small issues get to me. 🔊

Although Margaret had a valid complaint, there was no reason for her to act petulant and call the waiter names. 🔊

When Henry lost the chess match, he acted like a petulant little boy and knocked over the game board. 🔊

Because he was annoyed by the lack of service in the bar, the customer shook his head in a petulant motion. 🔊

Are you really so petulant that you will hold a grudge against someone for twenty years? 🔊

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