annoying

adjective an·noy·ing \ -iŋ \
Updated on: 19 Nov 2017

Definition of annoying

:causing vexation or irritation :causing annoyance :irritating
  • an annoying habit
  • annoying questions

annoyingly

play \-iŋ-lē\ adverb

Examples of annoying in a Sentence

  1. my partner has the annoying habit of eating all the pickles and leaving a jar full of pickle juice in the refrigerator

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Origin and Etymology of annoying

see annoy


ANNOYING Defined for Kids

annoying

adjective an·noy·ing \ ə-ˈnȯi-iŋ \

Definition of annoying for Students

:causing slight anger
  • an annoying habit

annoyingly

adverb
  • She's annoyingly loud.


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