annoyed

adjective
an·​noyed | \ ə-ˈnȯid How to pronounce annoyed (audio) \

Definition of annoyed

: feeling or showing angry irritation was clearly annoyed by their repeated questions were very annoyed to be kept waiting an annoyed expression

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Other Words from annoyed

annoyedly \ ə-​ˈnȯi-​əd-​lē How to pronounce annoyedly (audio) \ adverb
Billy shook his head annoyedly. — Irwin Shaw

Synonyms for annoyed

Synonyms

aggravated, bothered, exasperated, galled, irked, irritated, narked [British], peeved, put out, scunnered [chiefly Scottish], teed off, vexed

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Examples of annoyed in a Sentence

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Cantsbee seemed oddly annoyed by them tagging along behind. Cathleen O'grady, Ars Technica, "Gorillas that are great with kids are also luckier in love," 18 Oct. 2018 Her fans were equally annoyed with the tweet, and quickly came to her defense. Isabel Greenberg, Harper's BAZAAR, "Chrissy Teigen Shut Down a Troll Who Suggested She Looked Pregnant," 18 Sep. 2018 In part, Sullivan seemed annoyed because Flynn’s lawyers used a recent sentencing memo not to signal remorse, but rather to imply that Flynn was railroaded. Andrew Prokop, Vox, "Judge rakes Michael Flynn over the coals in sentencing hearing," 18 Dec. 2018 The video shows the employee at the restaurant’s Hialeah location appearing to become annoyed when customer Alexandria Montgomery tried placing her order in English, the Miami Herald reported. Fox News, "Taco Bell employee fired for refusing to serve English-speaking customer," 15 Sep. 2018 The audience gasped, but at least J.Lo seemed more flattered than annoyed. Vogue, "The Most Shocking Golden Globe Moments of All Time," 3 Jan. 2019 But his smile quickly fades as the focus shifts to Nick, who is clearly surprised (and maybe a little disappointed or annoyed?) that his brother has finagled his way to Vietnam when Jack knew Nicky didn’t want to be there. Candice Frederick, Harper's BAZAAR, "This Is Us Season 3 Episode 4 Finally Introduces Jack's Brother Nicky," 17 Oct. 2018 Adora never once sounds concerned about Camille, just annoyed. Morgan Baila, refinery29.com, "Sharp Objects Premiere Recap: Home Is Where The Murder Is," 9 July 2018 Then you’re probably not as good at reading the news as your less perpetually annoyed peers. Casey Newton, The Verge, "A majority of Americans don’t think social networks are good for the world," 21 Nov. 2018

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First Known Use of annoyed

13th century, in the meaning defined above

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