Given to complaining; peevish.
Inclined to find fault; complaining.
Expressing a complaint or grievance; grumbling.
A querulous voice; querulous comments.
Full of complaint; peevish.
The definition of querulous is complaining, often in an argumentative or unpleasant manner.
An example of querulous is a child whining loudly in the grocery store that she wants to go home.
Origin of querulous
Middle English querulose litigious, quarrelsome from Old French querelos from Late Latin querulōsus querulous from Latin querulus from querī to complain kwes- in Indo-European roots