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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pet·u·lant /-lənt/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pet·u·lant a.
 1. Forward; pert; insolent; wanton. [Obs.]
 2. Capriciously fretful; characterized by ill-natured freakishness; irritable. Petulant moods.”
 Syn: -- Irritable; ill-humored; peevish; cross; fretful; querulous.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : easily irritated or annoyed; "an incorrigibly fractious
            young man"; "not the least nettlesome of his
            countrymen" [syn: cranky, fractious, irritable, nettlesome,
             peevish, peckish, pettish, testy, tetchy, techy]