annoying


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an·noy·ing

 (ə-noi′ĭng)
adj.
Causing vexation or irritation; troublesome: an annoying cough.

an·noy′ing·ly adv.

annoying

(əˈnɔɪɪŋ)
adj
causing irritation or displeasure
anˈnoyingly adv

an•noy•ing

(əˈnɔɪ ɪŋ)

adj.
causing annoyance; irritatingly bothersome.
[1325–75]
an•noy′ing•ly, adv.
an•noy′ing•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.annoying - the act of troubling or annoying someoneannoying - the act of troubling or annoying someone
mistreatment - the practice of treating (someone or something) badly; "he should be punished for his mistreatment of his mother"
exasperation - actions that cause great irritation (or even anger)
red flag - something that irritates or demands immediate action; "doing that is like waving a red flag in front of a bull"
Adj.1.annoying - causing irritation or annoyanceannoying - causing irritation or annoyance; "tapping an annoying rhythm on his glass with his fork"; "aircraft noise is particularly bothersome near the airport"; "found it galling to have to ask permission"; "an irritating delay"; "nettlesome paperwork"; "a pesky mosquito"; "swarms of pestering gnats"; "a plaguey newfangled safety catch"; "a teasing and persistent thought annoyed him"; "a vexatious child"; "it is vexing to have to admit you are wrong"
disagreeable - not to your liking; "a disagreeable situation"

annoying

annoying

adjective
Troubling the nerves or peace of mind, as by repeated vexations:
Translations
مُزْعِج، مُضايِقمُضَايِق
protivnýnemilýotravný
irriterende
ärsyttävä
koji dodijava
bosszantó
ergjandi
うるさい
귀찮은
nadležen
irriterande
น่ารำคาญ
can sıkıcısinir bozucusinirlendirici
gây khó chịu

annoying

[əˈnɔɪɪŋ] ADJ [habit, noise] → molesto, irritante; [person] → irritante, pesado
the annoying thing about it is thatlo que más me fastidia del asunto es que ...
how annoying!¡qué fastidio!
it's annoying to have to waites un fastidio tener que esperar
he's such an annoying person!¡qué hombre más irritante or pesado!
I find her very annoyingme resulta muy pesada
I find it very annoyingme molesta mucho

annoying

[əˈnɔɪɪŋ] adj [event, phenomenon] → agaçant(e); [person] → agaçant(e); [habit] → fâcheux/euse
It's really annoying → C'est vraiment agaçant.
the annoying thing about it is ... → l'ennuyeux c'est que ...
how annoying! → que c'est ennuyeux!

annoying

adjärgerlich; habitlästig; the annoying thing (about it) is that …das Ärgerliche (daran or bei der Sache) ist, dass …; it’s so annoying!das kann einen ärgern, das ist derart ärgerlich; he has an annoying way of speaking slowlyer hat eine Art, langsam zu sprechen, die einen ärgern or aufregen kann

annoying

[əˈnɔɪɪŋ] adj (person, habit, noise) → irritante, seccante
it's annoying to have to wait → è (una cosa) seccante dover aspettare

annoy

(əˈnoi) verb
to make (someone) rather angry or impatient. Please go away and stop annoying me!
anˈnoyance noun
1. something which annoys. That noise has been an annoyance to me for weeks!
2. the state of being annoyed. He was red in the face with annoyance.
anˈnoyed adjective
made angry. My mother is annoyed with me; He was annoyed at her remarks.
anˈnoying adjective
annoying habits.
anˈnoyingly adverb

annoying

مُضَايِق protivný irriterende ärgerlich ενοχλητικός fastidioso ärsyttävä embêtant koji dodijava irritante うるさい 귀찮은 ergerlijk irriterende drażniący irritante раздражающий irriterande น่ารำคาญ sinir bozucu gây khó chịu 讨厌

annoying

adj molesto, fastidioso
References in classic literature ?
He thought it annoying that in the darkness by the fence she had pretended there was nothing between them.
The insect pests of Honduras, as in all tropical countries, are annoying and dangerous.
She told me with amusement how Ordinsky, the Pole, had presented himself at her door one evening, and said that if the landlord was annoying her by his attentions, he would promptly put a stop to it.
But what was still more annoying, Brom took all Opportunities of turning him into ridicule in presence of his mistress, and had a scoundrel dog whom he taught to whine in the most ludicrous manner, and introduced as a rival of Ichabod's, to instruct her in psalmody.
After a few years the unpleasant effect of this would pass away, it was said; but meantime, in hot weather--and especially when it rained--the flies were apt to be annoying.
The noise at night would have been annoying to me ordinarily, but I didn't mind it in the present circum- stances, because it kept me from hearing the quacks detaching legs and arms from the day's cripples.
After several hours of this, without any intermission, it becomes almost annoying.
Now, I have the satisfaction of being sure that he detests me, to the point of its annoying him seriously to have me within ear-shot or eyesight: I notice, when I enter his presence, the muscles of his countenance are involuntarily distorted into an expression of hatred; partly arising from his knowledge of the good causes I have to feel that sentiment for him, and partly from original aversion.
If they are annoying you, we will gladly eat them up for you--and then you won't be troubled any more.
My cherished one, I have been annoying you purposely because you show by your anger that you have not ceased to care for me.
Their next business is from herbs, minerals, gums, oils, shells, salts, juices, seaweed, excrements, barks of trees, serpents, toads, frogs, spiders, dead men's flesh and bones, birds, beasts, and fishes, to form a composition, for smell and taste, the most abominable, nauseous, and detestable, they can possibly contrive, which the stomach immediately rejects with loathing, and this they call a vomit; or else, from the same store-house, with some other poisonous additions, they command us to take in at the orifice above or below (just as the physician then happens to be disposed) a medicine equally annoying and disgustful to the bowels; which, relaxing the belly, drives down all before it; and this they call a purge, or a clyster.
The bites of the vermin grew less annoying though not less numerous.