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2. nobleman, noble, aristocrat, patrician, silk-stocking, Inf blue blood, gentleman; grand duke, archduke, lord, milord, duke, marquis, Hist, margrave, earl, viscount, baron; grandee, magnifico, don, hidalgo; baronet, lordling, Scot. Hist, thane, princeling; seigneur, feudal lord, Japanese Hist, daimyo, signior, signor; squire, Scot. laird, Russian Hist, boyar, (in medieval Germany) landgrave. peer2, v. 1. squint at, try to see, try to discern, look narrowly; glimpse, glance, peep, peek. See peek (def. 1). 2. come forth, become visible, break through, emerge, peep. See peep1 (def. 2). peerage, n. nobility, aristocracy, patriciate, royalty, baronage; upper classes, Inf. upper crust, ruling classes, privileged class, dominant class; upper strata, Inf. upper crust, Fr. crime de la crime, SI. silk-stockings, Inf bigwigs, SI. biggies, SI. high muck-a-mucks, the high and the mighty; the Four Hundred, (often cap.) establishment, high society, elite, gentry; First Families of Virginia, F.F.V.; the House of Rothschild, peerless, adj. unequalled, matchless, unmatched, unparalleled, nonpareil, Fr. sans pareil; unsurpassed, unexcelled, second to none, Latin, nulli secundus, unprecedented; a first; unrivaled, incomparable, inimitable; superlative, best, finest, greatest, highest, prime, select, choicest; supreme, Latin, ne plus ultra, paramount, preeminent, superior, sovereign, transcendent; sublime, consummate, perfect, SI. the living end; excellent, first-rate, of the first order, capital, Inf. tiptop, Inf. A-l, Inf. A number 1, first-class, classic, peeve, v. 1. annoy, irritate, vex, provoke, pique, irk, nettle, chafe, get on [s.o.'s] nerves, tread on [s.o.'s] toes, go against the grain, Chiefly U.S. rile, Inf. aggravate, Inf. miff, Inf. give [s.o.] a pain, Inf. rub [s.o.] the wrong way, Inf. get under [s.o.'s] skin, Inf. get in [s.o.'s] hair; exasperate, ruffle, disturb, disquiet, discompose, discountenance, put out, put off, try [s.o.'s] patience, Inf. put [s.o.'s] nose out of joint, get, SI. get [s.o.'s] goat; stick in one's craw or crop, Inf. grate on or grate on one's nerves.
2. bother, pester, hector, harass,
SI. bug, SI. hassle, SI. drive [s.o.] nuts or crazy or bananas, SI. drive [s.o.j up the wall; trouble, plague, worry, Scot. thraw, Scot. fash.
-n. 3. nuisance, bother, pest, annoyance, irritant, bur, thorn in the side
or flesh, pea in the shoe, salt in the wound, Inf. headache, Inf pain, SI. pain in the neck or rear, SI. hassle; trouble, problem, affliction; trial, ordeal, tribulation; gripe, complaint, grievance, pet peeve; sore spot, sore point, Inf. touchy subject or matter, skeleton in the closet, peeved, adj. 1. annoyed, irritated, vexed, provoked, piqued, irked, nettled, aggravated, miffed; exasperated, ruffled, disturbed, disquieted, discomposed, discountenanced, put out, put off.
2. bothered, harassed,
SI. bugged, SI. hassled, troubled, plagued; offended, affronted, displeased, on the outs with, indignant; worked up, Inf hot under the collar, Inf. sore, SI. ticked off, SI. teed off; stirred up, kindled, enkindled, passionate, impassionate, over-excited. peevish, adj. 1. ill-humored, touchy, testy, thinskinned, waspish, petulant; cross, irascible, choleric, ill-tempered, splenetic; crabby, cranky, grouchy, grumpy, cantankerous, crotchety, crusty; irritable, out of sorts, snappish, snappy, huffish, huffy, curt, short, impatient; piqued, in a pique, in a fume, Archaic, in a pucker, Inf. in a stew.
2. moody, sulky, dour, gloomy, dyspeptic, sullen, morose; injured, wounded, sore, offended, indignant; angry, irate, in high dudgeon, wrathful, worked up.
3. captious, disputatious, quarrelsome, contentious, fractious; complaining, caviling, querulous; antagonistic, ill-willed, hostile; contrary, perverse,
Scot. thrawn; unaccommodating, unkindly, unamiable, unfriendly; bitter, acrimonious, acerbic, sour, caustic, tart, churlish, surly; spiteful, malicious, malevolent, hateful.

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