HyperDic: annoying

English > 2 senses of the word annoying:
ADJECTIVEallannoying, bothersome, galling, irritating, nettlesome, pesky, pestering, pestiferous, plaguy, plaguey, teasing, vexatious, vexingcausing irritation or annoyance
NOUNactannoying, annoyance, irritation, vexationthe act of troubling or annoying someone
annoying > pronunciation
Soundsahnoy'ihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > annoying: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningCausing irritation or annoyance.
Example"tapping an annoying rhythm on his glass with his fork"
Synonymsbothersome, galling, irritating, nettlesome, pesky, pestering, pestiferous, plaguy, plaguey, teasing, vexatious, vexing
Broaderdisagreeablenot to your liking
Spanishcargante, enfadoso, enojoso, fastidioso, irritante, molesto, pesado, vejatorio
Catalanempipador, emprenyador, enfadós, enutjós, irritant, molest, ofenós, pesat, vexador, vexant, vexatori
Adverbsannoyinglyin an annoying manner or to an annoying degree
English > annoying: 2 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of troubling or annoying someone.
Synonymsannoyance, irritation, vexation
Narrowerexasperationactions that cause great irritation (or even anger)
red flagSomething that irritates or demands immediate action
BroadermistreatmentThe practice of treating (someone or something) badly
Spanishagrazón, atufamiento, atufo, carlanca, enfado, enojo, fastidio, molesto, vejación
Catalanenuig, irritació

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