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Line breaks: an¦noy|ing
Pronunciation: /əˈnɔɪɪŋ

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.



[as submodifier]: the car is annoyingly noisy
More example sentences
  • He's a real pain because he's always fussing annoyingly about books and cars and his appearance, but my friends think he's cool.
  • I'd been standing outside the glass shop for a few minutes when the street was invaded by an annoyingly noisy group of tourists.
  • I have noticed how annoyingly people like to talk about the weekend.


Example sentences
  • Things tend to annoy me out of all proportion to their annoyingness.
  • I'm sure the clinginess is part of the annoyingness.
  • Due to the sheer annoyingness of printing these things, the comic is only available very rarely, and in print runs of only 16 at a time.

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