Definition of annoy
- annoyed the neighbors with their loud arguments
deliberately annoyed the elderly neighbor by walking across his lawn
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get one's goat, get on one's nerves, get to, rub the wrong way, set one's teeth on edge, stick in one's craw, wear on;
synonyms see in addition worry
: to cause (someone) to feel slightly angry
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without deliberation, pause, or delay
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