Definition of Plaguey

1. Adjective. Likely to spread and cause an epidemic disease. "Plaguey fevers"

Exact synonyms: Pestiferous, Pestilent, Pestilential
Similar to: Epidemic
Derivative terms: Pestilence, Pestilence, Plague



2. Adverb. In a disagreeable manner. "It's so plaguey cold!"
Exact synonyms: Plaguily, Plaguy
Partainyms: Plaguy

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

Definition of Plaguey

1. Adjective. (alternative spelling of plaguy) ¹

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Definition of Plaguey

1. plaguy [adj] - See also: plaguy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Plaguey

plagose
plague
plague bacillus
plague pneumonia
plague septicaemia
plague spot
plague vaccine
plagued
plagueful
plagueless
plaguelike
plaguer
plaguers
plagues
plaguesome
plaguey (current term)
plaguier
plaguiest
plaguily
plaguing
plaguy
plaice
plaices
plaided
plaiding
plaidings
plaidman
plaidmen
plaidoyer

Literary usage of Plaguey

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1. Publications by English Dialect Society (1894)
"plaguey, adv. used to emphasize any derogatory term or expression; as 'a plaguey nuisance;' 'he drinks too much, a plaguey sight. ..."

2. A Glossary of Words and Phrases Used in S. E. Worcestershire, Together with by Jesse Salisbury (1894)
"plaguey, adv. used to emphasize any derogatory term or expression; as 'a plaguey nuisance;' 'he drinks too much, a plaguey sight.i Playing at riband ..."

3. A Glossary of West Worcestershire Words by Edith L. Chamberlain, Thomas Hallam (1882)
"plaguey, adv. used to emphasize any derogatory term or expression; as 'a plaguey nuisance;' 'he drinks too much, a plaguey sight. ..."

4. The Dialect of Hartland, Devonshire by Richard Pearse Chope (1891)
"... manure, &c., which can be taken up at one time with a fork, or sheaf-pike. , plaguey, ... as 'a plaguey nuisance;' 'he drinks too much, a plaguey sight. ..."

5. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1854)
"... haven't you heard of the great scrub-race that 's coming off this afternoon over the plaguey-mean Course ? It will be the richest thing of the season, ..."

6. Publications by English Dialect Society (1894)
"plaguey, adv. used to emphasize any derogatory term or expression; as 'a plaguey nuisance;' 'he drinks too much, a plaguey sight. ..."

7. A Glossary of Words and Phrases Used in S. E. Worcestershire, Together with by Jesse Salisbury (1894)
"plaguey, adv. used to emphasize any derogatory term or expression; as 'a plaguey nuisance;' 'he drinks too much, a plaguey sight.i Playing at riband ..."

8. A Glossary of West Worcestershire Words by Edith L. Chamberlain, Thomas Hallam (1882)
"plaguey, adv. used to emphasize any derogatory term or expression; as 'a plaguey nuisance;' 'he drinks too much, a plaguey sight. ..."

9. The Dialect of Hartland, Devonshire by Richard Pearse Chope (1891)
"... manure, &c., which can be taken up at one time with a fork, or sheaf-pike. , plaguey, ... as 'a plaguey nuisance;' 'he drinks too much, a plaguey sight. ..."

10. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1854)
"... haven't you heard of the great scrub-race that 's coming off this afternoon over the plaguey-mean Course ? It will be the richest thing of the season, ..."

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