annoying

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adjective an·noy·ing \-iŋ\

Definition of annoying

  1. :  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>

Origin and Etymology of annoying

see annoy


First Known Use: 14th century


ANNOYING Defined for Kids

annoying

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adjective an·noy·ing \ə-ˈnȯi-iŋ\

Definition of annoying for Students

  1. :  causing slight anger <an annoying habit>

annoyingly

adverb <She's annoyingly loud.>


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