HyperDic: annoy

English > 1 sense of the word annoy:
VERBemotionannoy, rag, get to, bother, get at, irritate, rile, nark, nettle, gravel, vex, chafe, devilcause annoyance in
annoy > pronunciation
Soundsahnoy'
RhymesHanoi ... Illinois: 3 rhymes with noy...
English > annoy: 1 sense > verb 1, emotion
MeaningCause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
ModelThe bad news will annoy him; The performance is likely to annoy Sue
Synonymsrag, get to, bother, get at, irritate, rile, nark, nettle, gravel, vex, chafe, devil
Narrowerantagonize, antagoniseProvoke the hostility of
eat into, fret, rankle, grategnaw into
fretCause annoyance in
get, get under one's skinirritate
harass, hassle, harry, chivy, chivvy, chevy, chevvy, beset, plague, molest, provokeannoy continually or chronically
peeveCause to be annoyed, irritated, or resentful
ruffleTrouble or vex
BroaderdispleaseGive displeasure to
Similar tochafeFeel extreme / extreme irritation or anger
Spanishagobiar, enfadar, fastidiar, incomodar, irritar, molestar, mortificar, provocar, vejar
Catalanamoïnar, atabalar, enfadar, fastidiar, incomodar, irritar, molestar, mortificar, provocar, vexar
Nounsannoyancethe act of troubling or annoying someone
annoyersomeone given to teasing (as by mocking or stirring curiosity)

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