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.

Wikipedia

  1. annoying

    Annoyance is an unpleasant mental state that is characterized by irritation and distraction from one's conscious thinking. It can lead to emotions such as frustration and anger. The property of being easily annoyed is called irritability.

ChatGPT

  1. annoying

    Annoying refers to something or someone that irritates, bothers or frustrates in a disturbing or unpleasant manner. It typically provokes discomfort, mild anger, or impatience due to repeated or persistent unpleasant behavior or circumstances. It can cover a wide variety of actions from minor disturbances to significant disruptions.

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. Brandon Garic Notch:

    The taste of blood and that annoying sting of a bitten tongue. Once man got the taste of blood there was no going back, like a serpent circling itself eating its own tail.

  2. Eileen Heisman:

    We wait for donors to come to us, rather than becoming an annoying dinging to them.

  3. Tod Marks:

    You look at what you get, and it's actually quite a lot, as annoying as it is to pay the $99, you can earn it back very quickly.

  4. Miranda Kerr:

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

  5. Sam Khelani:

    It was annoying, the start-ups still need a couple of years to match what Uber and Lyft provided.

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