Translation of annoy in Spanish:

annoy

Pronunciation: /əˈnɔɪ/

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 (irritate, bother) molestar, irritar, fastidiar his silence was beginning to annoy me su silencio estaba empezando a molestarme or irritarme
    More example sentences
    • If someone else is annoying you, and they have no idea what effect they are having on you, then what is the point in staying annoyed with them?
    • It was downhill from there and I was annoyed at the way I was treated after that, and this is my chance to get my own back.
    • When we boarded the bus, the driver was annoyed at us for not having tickets, even though it was not our fault.
    1.2 (anger) it annoys me to think that … me da mucha rabia pensar que …

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Spain had three civil wars known as the guerras carlistas (1833-39, 1860, 1872-76). When Fernando VII died in 1833, he was succeeded not by his brother the Infante Don Carlos de Borbón, but by his daughter Isabel, under the regency of her mother María Cristina. This provoked a mainly northern-Spanish revolt, with local guerrillas pitted against the forces of the central government. The Carlist Wars were also a confrontation between conservative rural Catholic Spain, especially the Basque provinces and Aragón, led by the carlistas, and the progressive liberal urban middle classes allied with the army. Carlos died in 1855, but the carlistas, representing political and religious traditionalism, supported his descendants' claims until reconciliation in 1977 with King Juan Carlos.