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Synonyms 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

    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, 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"

    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. annoyingadjective

    Synonyms:
    troublesome, vexatious, carking

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How to use annoying in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. Thomas De Gendt:

    By the time I got up to the group I was gassed for a bit and obviously that's when they started to sprint away, it's annoying and frustrating but to come back like I did is good.

  3. Actress Jamie-Lynn Sigler:

    When I walk, I have to think about every single step, which is annoying and frustrating.

  4. Bob Barnes:

    It’s annoying, i see everything a second time — I’ve already seen it. There’s nothing new.

  5. Joel Embiid:

    Its annoying. Its stupid, i saw the video of it. It doesnt look that bad. I guess Ive got one more and Im gone for one game so Ive got to look out for it.


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