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. Ron Wyden:

    Olivier Brandicourt said it was' annoying to some extent,' olivier Brandicourt company, meanwhile, continues to raise the price of Symbicort.

  2. Karen Sanderson:

    It's hard enough to maintain good habits on your own, but when you have people putting things in front of you and trying to insist that you try them, or saying things like' I worked so hard on this casserole' or whatever, like you're slighting them personally, and I just find it a little annoying, to say the least.

  3. Bertrand Russell:

    In the part of this universe that we know there is great injustice, and often the good suffer, and often the wicked prosper, and one hardly knows which of those is the more annoying.

  4. Asahi Shimbun.Yoshiro Mori:

    If we increase the number of female board members, we have to make sure their speaking time is restricted somewhat, they have difficulty finishing, which is annoying, we have about seven women at the organising committee but everyone understands their place.

  5. Miranda Kerr:

    He's, like, to me right now, a brother. And most of the time, an annoying brother.

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