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Synonyms for annoying
əˈnɔɪ ɪŋ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. annoyance, annoying, irritation, vexation(adj)

    the act of troubling or annoying someone

    Synonyms:
    aggravator, temper, botheration, pain in the ass, innervation, chafe, discomfort, provocation, worry, infliction, excitation, soreness, concern, bother, pique, irritation, pain, aggravation, headache, vexation, annoyance, pain in the neck

    Antonyms:
    agreeable

  2. annoying, bothersome, galling, irritating, nettlesome, pesky, pestering, pestiferous, plaguy, plaguey, teasing, vexatious, vexing(adj)

    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:
    irritating, exasperating, corruptive, pestilential, petulant, bothersome, mocking, galling, pestilent, cranky, perversive, pesky, scratchy, pestiferous, pettish, nettlesome, dirty, vexing, painful, irritable, plaguey, quizzical, peevish, irritative, plaguy, maddening, infuriating, tetchy, testy, fractious, techy, vexatious, pestering, peckish, teasing

    Antonyms:
    agreeable

Editors Contribution

  1. jeevan

    jeevan means annoying

    you are such a jeevan

    Submitted by anonymous on February 17, 2020  

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. annoying(a)

    Synonyms:
    troublesome, vexatious, carking

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How to use annoying in a sentence?

  1. Eileen Heisman:

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

  2. Alin Gragossian:

    I understand it's annoying, but at the same time, you don't know what it's like to be in the position where you're dying.

  3. Chris Holmes:

    Sometimes I could be pretty annoying, it was nice to know that I had someone who was always there.

  4. William Kunstler:

    This is New York, and there's no law against being annoying.

  5. Elizabeth Taylor:

    The problem with people who have no vices is that generally you can be pretty sure they're going to have some pretty annoying virtues.


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