Definition of 'annoying'
See also: annoy
- the act of troubling or annoying someone
Synonyms: annoyance irritation vexation
- 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"
Synonyms: bothersome galling irritating nettlesome pesky pestering pestiferous plaguy plaguey teasing vexatious vexing