Can children be a pet peeve?

Can children be a pet peeve?

These days, kids have so many pet peeves, it’s crazy. I’ve chosen a few to write about. One pet peeve for both boys and girls is when they have a bad hair day and they get stressed out and spend hour after hour trying to get their hair to be perfect or at least halfway decent.

What are pet peeve words?

pet peeve

  • aggravation,
  • aggro.
  • [British],
  • annoyance,
  • bother,
  • botheration,
  • bugbear,
  • exasperation,

What are pet peeves examples?

60 Pet Peeves That Annoy People

  • Micro-Management. Most people don’t like it being insinuated that they can’t do their work well.
  • Loud Chewing Or Drinking.
  • Being Late.
  • Interrupting.
  • Talking During A Movie.
  • People Who Walk Slow.
  • Staring At Someone’s Phone.
  • Clipping Your Nails In Public.

How do you explain what a pet peeve is?

A pet peeve is a particular thing that bugs you every time. If your pet peeve is how people misuse words, you’re in the right place. A peeve is an annoyance, and a pet peeve is an annoyance that’s nurtured like a pet — it’s something someone can never resist complaining about. Pet peeves tend to be smaller issues.

Why are pet peeves annoying?

While pet peeves are essentially trivial, hence the name, they are an evolutionary remnant of human beings’ survival skills. The feeling one gets when they are peeved was the body’s way of alerting a person to danger in the past.

Why is it called a pet peeve?

“Pet” dates back to the 16th century, when it was primarily used as a noun in the animal sense. “Peeve” is derived from the much older word “peevish,” which means “querulous” or “easily irritated.” “Peevish” comes from late Middle English, with examples appearing as early as the 15th century.

What’s worse than a pet peeve?

What is another word for pet peeve?

bogey bugbear
hobgoblin ogre
peeve black beast
pet hate bête noire
bane of one’s life thorn in one’s side

Why do they call it pet peeve?

Is pet peeve an idiom?

Fig. a frequent annoyance; one’s “favorite” or most often encountered annoyance. My pet peeve is someone who always comes into the theater after the show has started. Drivers who don’t signal are John’s pet peeve.