annoying

[[t]ənɔ͟ɪɪŋ[/t]]
ADJ-GRADED
Someone or something that is annoying makes you feel fairly angry and impatient.
See also annoy

You must have found my attitude annoying...

The annoying thing about the scheme is that it's confusing.

Syn:
Derived words:
annoyingly ADV-GRADED usu ADV adj

Alex looked annoyingly cheerful.


English dictionary. 2008.

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