annoying

  • 1 Annoying — An*noy ing, a. That annoys; molesting; vexatious. {An*noy ing*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 annoying — index irksome, loathsome, objectionable, obnoxious, odious, offensive (offending), provocative, und …

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  • 3 annoying — [ə noi′iŋ] adj. irritating; vexing; bothersome annoyingly adv …

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  • 4 annoying — adj. 1) highly annoying 2) annoying to (it was annoying to everyone) 3) annoying to + inf. (it is annoying to read nothing but bad news) 4) annoying that + clause (it s annoying that there is no hot water) * * * [ə nɔɪɪŋ] highly annoying annoying …

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  • 5 annoying — adj. VERBS ▪ be, prove ▪ become, get ▪ Please stop making that noise it s getting annoying. ▪ make sth ▪ …

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  • 6 annoying — adjective making you feel slightly angry: an annoying habit of interrupting | The annoying thing is he s usually right. | it s annoying that: It s annoying that we didn t know about this before. annoyingly adverb …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 7 annoying — an|noy|ing [əˈnɔı ıŋ] adj making you feel slightly angry = ↑irritating ▪ an annoying habit of interrupting ▪ The annoying thing is he s usually right. ▪ It s annoying that we didn t know about this before. >annoyingly adv …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 8 annoying — [[t]ənɔ͟ɪɪŋ[/t]] ADJ GRADED Someone or something that is annoying makes you feel fairly angry and impatient. → See also annoy You must have found my attitude annoying... The annoying thing about the scheme is that it s confusing. Syn: irritating… …

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  • 9 annoying — adjective Date: 14th century causing vexation ; irritating < an annoying habit > < annoying questions > • annoyingly adverb …

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  • 10 annoying — an|noy|ing [ ə nɔııŋ ] adjective ** making you feel slightly angry or impatient: an annoying habit/problem What s really annoying is that we made the same mistake last time. ╾ an|noy|ing|ly adverb …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 11 annoying */*/ — UK [əˈnɔɪɪŋ] / US adjective making you feel slightly angry or impatient an annoying habit/problem What s really annoying is that we made the same mistake last time. Derived word: annoyingly adverb …

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  • 12 annoying*/ — [əˈnɔɪɪŋ] adj making you feel slightly angry or impatient an annoying habit/problem[/ex] What s really annoying is that we made the same mistake last time.[/ex] …

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  • 13 annoying — I noun the act of troubling or annoying someone • Syn: ↑annoyance, ↑irritation, ↑vexation • Derivationally related forms: ↑vex (for: ↑vexation), ↑ …

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  • 14 Annoying — Annoy An*noy ([a^]n*noi ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Annoyed} ([a^]n*noid ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Annoying}.] [OE. anoien, anuien, OF. anoier, anuier, F. ennuyer, fr. OF. anoi, anui, enui, annoyance, vexation, F. ennui. See {Annoy}, n.] To disturb or… …

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  • 15 annoying — annoyingly, adv. annoyingness, n. /euh noy ing/, adj. causing annoyance; irritatingly bothersome: annoying delays. [1325 75; ME; see ANNOY, ING2] * * * …

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  • 16 annoying — adjective Causing irritation or annoyance; troublesome; vexatious. Vandals are really annoying …

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  • 17 annoying — /əˈnɔɪɪŋ/ (say uh noying) adjective causing annoyance: annoying habits. –annoyingly, adverb –annoyingness, noun …

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  • 18 annoying — annoy ► VERB 1) make slightly angry. 2) pester or harass. 3) archaic harm or attack repeatedly. DERIVATIVES annoyance noun annoyed adjective annoying adjective. ORIGIN Old French anoier, from Latin …

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  • 19 annoying — Synonyms and related words: aggravating, aggravative, backbreaking, besetting, bothering, bothersome, burdensome, chafing, contentious, crushing, disquieting, distressful, distressing, disturbing, exasperating, exasperative, fretting, galling,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 20 annoying — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. irritating, bothersome, vexatious; see disturbing . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Troubling the nerves or peace of mind, as by repeated vexations: bothersome, galling, irksome, irritating, nettlesome, plaguy,… …

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