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Adjective: annoying  u'noy-ing
  1. Causing irritation or annoyance
    "tapping an annoying rhythm on his glass with his fork";
    - bothersome, galling, irritating, nettlesome, pesky [informal], pestering, pestiferous, plaguy, plaguey, teasing, vexatious, vexing, irksome, niggly, dratted [informal]
Noun: annoying  u'noy-ing
  1. The act of troubling or annoying someone
    - annoyance, irritation, vexation
Verb: annoy  u'noy
  1. Cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations
    "Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really annoys me";
    - rag, get to, bother, get at [informal], irritate, rile, nark [Brit, slang], nettle, gravel [US], vex, chafe, devil, tick off [informal], roil [N. Amer]

See also: disagreeable

Type of: displease, mistreatment

Encyclopedia: Annoying