Definition of Annoying

1. Noun. The act of troubling or annoying someone.

Exact synonyms: Annoyance, Irritation, Vexation
Generic synonyms: Mistreatment
Specialized synonyms: Exasperation, Red Flag
Derivative terms: Annoy, Irritate, Vex



2. Adjective. Causing irritation or annoyance. "It is vexing to have to admit you are wrong"

Definition of Annoying

1. a. That annoys; molesting; vexatious.

Definition of Annoying

1. Adjective. Causing irritation or annoyance; troublesome; vexatious. ¹

2. Verb. (present participle of annoy) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Annoying

1. annoy [v] - See also: annoy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Annoying

announcer
announcers
announces
announcing
annoy
annoy'd
annoyance
annoyances
annoyaunce
annoybot
annoybots
annoyed
annoyer
annoyers
annoyful
annoying (current term)
annoyingly
annoyingness
annoyous
annoys
anns
annual
annual fern
annual leave
annual parallax
annual report
annual reports
annual ring
annual salt-marsh aster

Literary usage of Annoying

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1. The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal (1834)
"It is annoying to feel one's self a fwan, and yet to be generally mistaken fur a coose. It is annoying, after you have soared into " the highest heaven of ..."

2. History of the Rise and Fall of the Slave Power in America by Henry Wilson (1877)
"Most annoying legislation.—Conflict with Higher Law. — Early memon»I;. ... Pii*<i THE fact or phase of slavery most annoying and most a- ..."

3. The Police Power, Public Policy and Constitutional Rights by Ernst Freund (1904)
"Partly this legislation aims to inhibit annoying practices, ... annoying practices in the collection of debts.— Where one person charges another ..."

4. The Police Power, Public Policy and Constitutional Rights by Ernst Freund (1904)
"Partly this legislation aims to inhibit annoying practices, ... annoying practices in the collection of debts.— Where one person charges another ..."

5. Commentaries on the Law of Municipal Corporations by John Forrest Dillon (1911)
"... of Massachusetts which prohibits the unnecessary erection and maintenance of fences exceeding six feet in height for the purpose of annoying neighbors. ..."

6. Daniel Deronda by George Eliot (1876)
"Few friendly remarks are more annoying than the information that we are always seeming to do what we never mean to do. Sir Hugo's notion of flirting, ..."

7. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1914)
"... swinging in the earth's magnetic field, cause annoying parasitic currents, which delay the observations. Normally the operation is very rapid. ..."

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