HyperDic: plaguey

English > 3 senses of the word plaguey:
ADVERBallplaguey, plaguy, plaguilyin a disagreeable manner
ADJECTIVEallplaguey, pestilent, pestilential, pestiferouslikely to spread and cause an epidemic disease
allplaguey, annoying, bothersome, galling, irritating, nettlesome, pesky, pestering, pestiferous, plaguy, teasing, vexatious, vexingcausing irritation or annoyance
English > plaguey: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaninglikely to spread and cause an epidemic disease.
Example "plaguey fevers"
Synonymspestilent, pestilential, pestiferous
Broaderepidemic(especially of medicine) of disease or anything resembling a disease
Nounsplagueany epidemic disease with a high death rate
English > plaguey: 3 senses > adjective 2
MeaningCausing irritation or annoyance.
Example "a plaguey newfangled safety catch"
Synonymsannoying, bothersome, galling, irritating, nettlesome, pesky, pestering, pestiferous, plaguy, 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
Nounsplaguean annoyance
English > plaguey: 3 senses > adverb 1
MeaningIn a disagreeable manner.
Example"it's so plaguey cold!"
Synonymsplaguy, plaguily

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