plaguey

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Related to plagueily: pettishly, gulled

pla·guy

also pla·guey  (plā′gē)
adj.
Vexatious; bothersome.

pla′guy, pla′gui·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.plaguey - likely to spread and cause an epidemic disease; "a pestilential malignancy in the air"- Jonathan Swift; "plaguey fevers"
epidemic - (especially of medicine) of disease or anything resembling a disease; attacking or affecting many individuals in a community or a population simultaneously; "an epidemic outbreak of influenza"
2.plaguey - causing irritation or annoyanceplaguey - 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"
Adv.1.plaguey - in a disagreeable manner; "it's so plaguey cold!"

plaguy

also plaguey
adjective
Troubling the nerves or peace of mind, as by repeated vexations:
Translations

plaguey

[ˈpleɪgɪ] ADJlatoso, engorroso