The definition of querulous is complaining, often in an argumentative or unpleasant manner.(adjective)
An example of querulous is a child whining loudly in the grocery store that she wants to go home.
See querulous in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: L querulus < queri, to complain: see quarrel
See querulous in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English querulose, litigious, quarrelsome
Origin: , from Old French querelos
Origin: , from Late Latin querulōsus, querulous
Origin: , from Latin querulus
Origin: , from querī, to complain; see kwes- in Indo-European roots.
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