From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishannoyingan‧noy‧ing /əˈnɔɪ-ɪŋ/ ●●●S2 adjective 🔊 🔊 ANNOYmaking you feel slightly angry syn irritating 🔊 an annoying habit of interrupting 🔊 The annoying thing is he’s usually right. 🔊 It’s annoying that we didn’t know about this before. —annoyingly adverb
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annoying• Computerizedtelephonesales calls are really annoying.• Just as I stepped into the shower the phonerang. It was so annoying.• His veto on our drinking after the meal was annoying.• I knew she doesn't like his music so I thought she was just trying to be annoying.• His most annoyinghabit is that he's always on show.• Corey is the most annoying little kid I've ever met.• Jason is one of the most annoying people I have ever met.• This can be annoyingsometimes because jobs that would only take a little while can often take a lot longer.• It's very annoying to be faced every week with magazinesintroducing new slimmingdiets.• It is always so annoying when one has made a particular effort to check a point and something still goes wrong.