pet peeve


pet peeve
noun
an opportunity for complaint that is seldom missed
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grammatical mistakes are his pet peeve

Hypernyms: ↑complaint

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a particular and often continual annoyance; personal bugbear: This train service is one of my pet peeves.
[1915-20, Amer.]

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pet peeve american phrase
a pet hate
Thesaurus: something that you hatesynonym
Main entry: pet

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noun, pl ⋯ peeves [count]
US : something that annoys or bothers a person very much

One of my biggest pet peeves is people driving too slowly on the highway.

called also (Brit) pet hate

Useful english dictionary. 2012.