[pley-gee]Chiefly Northern U.S.
- such as to plague, torment, or annoy; vexatious: a plaguy pile of debts.
- vexatiously or excessively: The room is plaguy hot.
Origin of plaguy
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Examples from the Web for plaguey
He was only too plaguey sure of himself to feel any anxiety.A Venetian June</p>
It takes a plaguey lot to move it, and then it moves as slowly as a steam-roller.The Master Mummer
E. Phillips Oppenheim
"He aer a plaguey feller, he's that short-winded," grumbled Bill.Indian and Scout
F. S. Brereton
I don't see what you want to be a plaguey old saint for, anyway.In Pawn
Ellis Parker Butler
The plaguey rascals said I was a night-walker, and that I behaved suspiciously.Captain Ravenshaw
Robert Neilson Stephens
- disagreeable or vexing
- disagreeably or annoyingly
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Word Origin and History for plaguey
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