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

Synonyms for annoyed


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

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So, Priyanka’s response—concise, dismissive, and frankly, a little annoyed—was, yes, a reaction to the question at hand. Elise Taylor, Vogue, "Priyanka Chopra Is Not Here for Those Meghan Markle Feud Rumors," 25 Mar. 2019 Some who replied to a clip of Wednesday's in-game conversation tweeted by ESPN suggested that Beyoncé looked annoyed. Phil Helsel, NBC News, "Wife of Warriors owner reportedly gets death threats after viral clip of her talking to Jay-Z," 7 June 2019 Was Cardi in on the rapper's attempt at a romantic gesture, despite acting annoyed and upset with the display? Vogue, "Was Cardi B, or Her Publicist, in on Offset's "Surprise" Appearance at Her Show?," 17 Dec. 2018 But this letter captures exactly how annoyed and exasperated Bernstein could be when subscribers complained about his programming. Michael Cooper, New York Times, "10 Treasures, Unearthed From the New York Philharmonic’s Archives," 23 Apr. 2018 Besides the Future Kingz debacle, some fans were seemingly annoyed that four of the seven acts that went through were singers. Kayla Keegan, Good Housekeeping, "'America's Got Talent' Results From Last Night Are Making Fans Lose It," 30 Aug. 2018 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

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First Known Use of annoyed

13th century, in the meaning defined above

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