Definition of querulous adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    querulous

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈkwɛrələs//
     
    , NAmE//ˈkwɛryələs//
     
    (formal)(disapproving)
     
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  1. 1complaining; showing that you are annoyed synonym peevish
  2. 2 He complained in a querulous voice about having been woken up.
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adverb “What is going on?” she asked querulously.
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