Definition of Pettedly

1. peevishly [adv] - See also: peevishly



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pettedly

petræan
pets
petsai
petsais
petscheckite
petshop
petshops
petsit
petsitter
petsitters
petsitting
pettable
pettah
pettahs
petted
pettedly (current term)
petter
petterdite
petters
petti
pettichaps
petticoat
petticoated
petticoating
petticoatless
petticoats
pettier
petties
pettiest
pettifog

Literary usage of Pettedly

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1861)
"Hastily, or pettedly, or despairingly, you took the wrong turning; or you might have been dwelling now amid verdant fields and silver waters in the country ..."

2. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1886)
"Assertions were re- pettedly made by Russian officials and publicists t^iit Abdurrahman was playing a doable game. The English counted further that China ..."

3. The London Magazine by John Scott, John Taylor (1826)
"I have heard persons remark somewhat pettedly, that nothing is approved of which is not English, that if it be English it is enough ; no further questions ..."

4. English Poetesses: A Series of Critical Biographies by Eric Sutherland Robertson (1883)
"... quarrel so pettedly with anonymous maligners whom she could with more effect have silenced by silence itself. In 1846 a slight poetical effort,"The ..."

5. The Autumn Holidays of a Country Parson by Andrew Kennedy Hutchison Boyd (1878)
"Hastily, or pettedly, or despairingly, you took the wrong turning; or you might have been dwelling now amid verdant fields and silver waters in the country ..."

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