how to pronounce peeve


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peeve is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of peeve in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… gender cuz it's my pet peeve as a you …”

meanings of peeve


  1. An annoyance or grievance.


  1. To annoy; vex.

peeve frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word peeve occurs in english on average 0.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics peeve can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that peeve can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to peeve


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