- pet peeve
- nounan opportunity for complaint that is seldom missed-
grammatical mistakes are his pet peeve• Hypernyms: ↑complaint
* * *a particular and often continual annoyance; personal bugbear: This train service is one of my pet peeves.[1915-20, Amer.]
* * *pet peeve american phrasea pet hateThesaurus: something that you hatesynonymMain entry: pet
* * *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.
Useful english dictionary. 2012.