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

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Examples of annoyed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Nick Saban will be extremely annoyed Saturday night. USA TODAY, "Bold predictions for Week 6 of the college football season," 9 Oct. 2020 Last Week Tonight with John Oliver was again honored as best variety-talk series, with David Letterman announcing the award after being abandoned roadside by an annoyed ride-share driver. Jeremy Hallock, Dallas News, "‘Schitt’s Creek’ makes history at Emmys, sweeping comedy awards," 20 Sep. 2020 Jeremiah, 24 and Black, was more annoyed than afraid. Gina Barton, USA TODAY, "Witnesses describe the night Kyle Rittenhouse opened fire during protests in Kenosha," 31 Aug. 2020 In the third set, as Coric again changed clothes, Zerev became annoyed by ESPN broadcaster Brad Gilbert, who was sitting courtside at Arthur Ashe Stadium to provide analysis and could be heard throughout the empty stadium with no fans in the stands. Steve Gardner, USA TODAY, "Croatia's Borna Coric turns into quick-change artist at U.S. Open," 9 Sep. 2020 But those Twins in charge of preparing for the game looked annoyed. Phil Miller, Star Tribune, "No batting practice, but Twins are ready for AL Central "showdown"," 24 Aug. 2020 Apple takes a 30% cut from money spent within most iPhone apps, something that has long annoyed software developers. The Economist, "Business this week," 22 Aug. 2020 The privacy hawk seemed annoyed when Pichai answered that the reason was user privacy. Gilad Edelman, Wired, "No, Really—These Republicans Are Serious About Big Tech Antitrust," 7 Aug. 2020 And yes, there's Theron floating through it all with a weary, annoyed, mother-of-five-immortals swagger. Shana Naomi Krochmal,, "How Charlize Theron shot her own EW digital cover for The Old Guard," 8 July 2020

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First Known Use of annoyed

13th century, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of annoyed was in the 13th century

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19 Oct 2020

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“Annoyed.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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