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adjective an·noy·ing \-iŋ\

Definition of ANNOYING

:  causing vexation :  irritating <an annoying habit> <annoying questions>
an·noy·ing·ly \-iŋ-lē\ adverb

Examples of ANNOYING

  1. <my partner has the annoying habit of eating all the pickles and leaving a jar full of pickle juice in the refrigerator>

First Known Use of ANNOYING

14th century
ANNOYINGLY Defined for Kids


adjective an·noy·ing \ə-ˈni-iŋ\

Definition of ANNOYING for Kids

:  causing slight anger <an annoying habit>
an·noy·ing·ly adverb <She's annoyingly loud.>


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