Bothersome Both"er*some, a. Vexatious; causing bother; causing trouble or perplexity; troublesome. [1913 Webster]

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  • bothersome — index difficult, irksome, operose, undesirable, vexatious Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • bothersome — 1817, from BOTHER (Cf. bother) + SOME (Cf. some) …   Etymology dictionary

  • bothersome — [adj] troubling aggravating, annoying, distressing, disturbing, exasperating, incommodious, inconvenient, irritating, rebarbative, remote, tiresome, troublesome, vexatious, vexing; concept 529 Ant. convenient, helpful, untroubling …   New thesaurus

  • bothersome — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ annoying; troublesome …   English terms dictionary

  • bothersome — [bäth′ər səm] adj. causing bother; annoying; troublesome; irksome …   English World dictionary

  • bothersome — [[t]bɒ̱ðə(r)səm[/t]] ADJ GRADED Someone or something that is bothersome is annoying or irritating. [OLD FASHIONED] It s all been very noisy and bothersome in Parliament this week. Syn: troublesome …   English dictionary

  • bothersome — adjective old fashioned slightly annoying: She brushed his hand away like a bothersome fly …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • bothersome — adjective Date: 1834 causing bother ; vexing …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bothersome — /bodh euhr seuhm/, adj. causing annoyance or worry; troublesome. [1825 35; BOTHER + SOME1] Syn. annoying, irritating, irksome, vexing, vexatious, galling. * * * …   Universalium

  • bothersome — adjective Causing bother or perplexity …   Wiktionary

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