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Meaning of ANNOYING

Pronunciation:  u'noying

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the act of troubling or annoying someone
  2. [adj]  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"

ANNOYING is a 8 letter word that starts with A.


 Synonyms: annoyance, bothersome, disagreeable, galling, irritating, irritation, nettlesome, pesky, pestering, pestiferous, plaguey, plaguy, teasing, vexation, vexatious, vexing
 See Also: exasperation, mistreatment, red flag



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\An*noy"ing\, a.
That annoys; molesting; vexatious. -- {An*noy"ing*ly}, adv.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: aggravating, aggravative, backbreaking, besetting, bothering, bothersome, burdensome, chafing, contentious, crushing, disquieting, distressful, distressing, disturbing, exasperating, exasperative, fretting, galling, grueling, harassing, heavy, hefty, importunate, importune, irking, irksome, irritating, onerous, oppressive, painful, pesky, pestering, pestiferous, pestilent, pestilential, plaguesome, plaguey, plaguing, provocative, provoking, teasing, tiresome, tormenting, troublesome, troubling, trying, upsetting, vexatious, vexing, wearisome, worrisome, worrying