annoying

annoying
adjective Date: 14th century causing vexation ; irritating <
an annoying habit
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annoying questions
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annoyingly adverb

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • annoying — an|noy|ing [ ə nɔııŋ ] adjective ** making you feel slightly angry or impatient: an annoying habit/problem What s really annoying is that we made the same mistake last time. ╾ an|noy|ing|ly adverb …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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