pain in the ass

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Noun1.pain in the ass - something or someone that causes troublepain in the ass - something or someone that causes trouble; a source of unhappiness; "washing dishes was a nuisance before we got a dish washer"; "a bit of a bother"; "he's not a friend, he's an infliction"
negative stimulus - a stimulus with undesirable consequences
nuisance - (law) a broad legal concept including anything that disturbs the reasonable use of your property or endangers life and health or is offensive
irritant, thorn - something that causes irritation and annoyance; "he's a thorn in my flesh"
plague - an annoyance; "those children are a damn plague"
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My costume was the biggest pain in the ass," the 42-year-old says.
My personal vagina was nothing but a pain in the ass," she recalls during a discussion of her adolescence.
The crew, who saw me as a big pain in the ass, gave me a quick belt release demonstration.
I just wanted to something quick and fun but I had no idea it would be such a pain in the ass.