An irritating experience caused by others in which you cannot control
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Something that irritates the heck out of you.
when drivers pull out in front of you and dont speed up
driving slow in the passing lane
turning without signaling
when drivers wont let U merge in traffic
sitting at the light after it turns green
people on their cell phone while driving
being cutoff by another driver
clerks at fastfood places who hardly speak English
when the driver in front of U hits the breaks without reason
seeing people protesting on street corners
crying infants near you on an airplane
Sometimes, anything and everything is my pet peeve.
Something that is maybe a bit annoying to most people but is very annoying or upsetting to a particular person.
Related to the word peeve
meaning an annoyance or grievance, a pet peeve is something that a person has adopted(like a pet) to be extra annoying or upsetting to them. Like a pet, they pay a lot of attention to this peeve and may talk about it a lot and share funny pictures of it on the internet.
I know we aren't supposed to put fake names on the forms, but it's a real pet peeve of Rachel's, so make extra sure she doesn't catch you.
Tim: Why do the checkout clerks have to be so stupid?
Irene: I admit the conversation wasn't sparkling, but we got checked out quickly and efficiently, that's all that matters.
Tim: grr, I guess stupid people are just a pet peeve of mine.
a complaint or annoyance.
Dirty dishes in restaurants are my pet peeve.
girls who act like they're hot,but their not, is my pet peeve
something a teacher says you can't do because it is annoying, but more often than not you could really care less.
jimmy, don't tap your pencil, you know it's a real pet peeve of mine.
An opportunity for complaint that is seldom missed
"Grammatical mistakes are his pet peeve"
"A pet peeve of mine is people who ..."
Things that people do that make you want to punch their eyes out.
My pet peeves are:
-Ugly women that think they are irresistible by men.
-Immigrants who live in America that cant speak English.
-People who put $30,000 in modifications to their shitty Honda Civic.
Illegal alien: Hola, yo trivial hablar Inglés a pesar de que vivo en Estados Unidos!
American(extremely pet peeved): THIS IS AMERICA WE SPEAK ENGLISH! GO BACK TO MEXICO UNTIL YOU LEARN HOW TO SPEAK OUR LANGUAGE!!!!