"What is it all about?" cried Dorian in his petulant way, flinging himself down on the sofa.
"But I want nothing else." Asad's tone was impatient, petulant almost.
“Don’t be petulant,” my father said.
His wound was making him sound petulant.
I couldn’t keep the petulant tone out of my voice, like a spoiled child with a hoarse, grown-up voice.
It would be the worse for us if our petulant prayers were answered.
The whore was sitting up now, her eyes puffy, her face slack and petulant.
I believe the Irish response was the wrong response because it was too petulant.
I apologise to Commissioner Kinnock that Mr Sindal has been in a particularly petulant mood this evening.
Parliament should behave responsibly as a grown-up legislator, not as a petulant child.
easily irritated or annoyed: peckish, nettlesome, testy, tetchy, cranky, techy, ill-natured, fractious, irritable, scratchy, pettish, peevish