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 annoyed (audio) \ adverb
Billy shook his head annoyedly. — Irwin Shaw

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Recent Examples on the Web Koepka went viral in May for his annoyed reaction when DeChambeau appeared behind him during an interview. Vanessa Etienne,, 22 Sep. 2021 Jessenia is very annoyed to see Alana specifically, because apparently there's some history between her and Chris C. Kristen Baldwin,, 8 Sep. 2021 At times seemingly defensive and annoyed while defending the withdrawal, the President sought to shift the responsibility instead to just about everyone else. Aaron David Miller, CNN, 31 Aug. 2021 This is how you get pulled over in Monterey during Car Week: by two very annoyed bike cops. Car and Driver, 12 Aug. 2021 On the other hand, disappointed fans of some shows that got canceled may be feeling pretty annoyed with the TV executives who recently announced their networks’ 2021-2022 schedules. oregonlive, 25 May 2021 Koepka went viral in May for his annoyed reaction when DeChambeau appeared behind him during an interview. Jason Duaine Hahn,, 13 July 2021 Periodical cicadas, who spend most of their lives underground before reemerging after precisely 13 or 17 years, have both fascinated and annoyed people with their mysterious life cycle and loud mating ritual. Meredith Deliso, ABC News, 12 June 2021 Yet Harris responded with a tone of annoyed surprise. Clarence Page,, 11 June 2021

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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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“Annoyed.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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