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annoying Syllabification: an·noy·ing
Pronunciation: /əˈnoiiNG/

Definition of annoying in English:


Causing irritation or annoyance: annoying habits unsolicited calls are annoying
More example sentences
  • There's about three of them, and they have this annoying habit of telling jokes most of the day.
  • Not turning up at events that I've been invited to and therefore annoying people is quite enjoyable.
  • Today Liam was the most annoying person I have ever met in my life.
informal aggravating, pesky
informal,, dated cursed


Example sentences
  • However, there comes a point when rudeness passes from novelty into annoyingness.
  • We've been so desensitized by the increasing annoyingness of the Internet that we've grown completely oblivious to how absolutely obnoxious Internet advertising has become.
  • I'm sure the clinginess is part of the annoyingness.

Words that rhyme with annoying

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