What does annoying mean?

Definitions for annoying
əˈnɔɪ ɪŋan·noy·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. annoyance, annoying, irritation, vexationadjective

    the act of troubling or annoying someone

  2. annoying, bothersome, galling, irritating, nettlesome, pesky, pestering, pestiferous, plaguy, plaguey, teasing, vexatious, vexingadjective

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. annoyingadjective

    Causing irritation or annoyance; troublesome; vexatious.

    Vandals are really annoying.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Annoying

    of Annoy

  2. Annoyingadjective

    that annoys; molesting; vexatious

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'annoying' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4297

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of annoying in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of annoying in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of annoying in a Sentence

  1. Greta Thunberg:

    It's sometimes annoying when people say, 'Oh, yu children are the hope, you will save the world.' It would be nice if you could help a little.

  2. Tara Reed:

    I’d started to get interested in fine art, and it struck me how annoying and labor-intensive it would be to find art I liked for my new place, for food, music, fashion, movies, I could just tap an app and get a personal recommendation. But the fine-art world hadn’t caught up to that.

  3. Jesse Fox:

    It's all about me. It's putting me in the frame. I'm getting attention and when I post that to social media, I'm getting the confirmation that I need from other people that I'm awesome, you don't care about the tourist attraction you're destroying; you don't care about annoying people in your social media feed ... you're not even thinking about the consequences of your actions, so who cares if you're dangling off the side of the Eiffel Tower?

  4. James Corden:

    What's annoying is, when I cry -- I mean, I don't look great in the best of times.

  5. Vincent Canfield:

    It’s an unfortunate reality that in the last couple months, my site has been used more and more for abuses of this type, the last two years my site has run and not a single request from law enforcement has come for user data until November of this year and since then, I’ve received five. It’s really annoying.

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