petulant - Dictionary definition and meaning for word petulant
The pet - u - lent me is getting me irritated
If somebody peet you(hindi of hitting somebody)or beat you up, you will become irritable and annoyed.
remember aunt PETUNIA in harry potter?she is very ILL TEMPERED and always ANNOYED on poor harry
PETU(bhadakna like petrol or gas)....hence petulant is a person jo baat baat pe bhadak jata hain....
if somebody calls you petu(a person with tummy in hindi), you will get annoyed!