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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. 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.

  2. Belarusian Victoria Azarenka on Tuesday:

    I'm so tired of these questions all the time, it's so in a way annoying because guys grunt. I was practicing next to Nadal, and he grunts louder than me, and nobody notices that. Why ? I don't understand why.

  3. Alexander Jablokov "The Place of No Shadows":

    The road to truth is long, and lined the entire way with annoying bastards

  4. Mark Twain:

    There is nothing so annoying as to have two people talking when you're busy interrupting.

  5. Ron Wyden:

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

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