Synonyms and Antonyms of gadfly

  1. one who is obnoxiously annoying <a loud sports commentator who was a tactless gadfly during post-game interviews with the losing team> Synonyms annoyance, annoyer, bother, nuisance, gnawer, nudnik (also nudnick), pain, persecutor, pest, tease, teaserRelated Words headache; harrier, heckler, interrupter (also interruptor); hassle, plague; harasser, molester, tormentor (also tormenter), torturerNear Antonyms charmer, smoothy (or smoothie); comforter, solacer, soother

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