verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of annoy
Related formsan·noy·er, nounhalf-an·noyed, adjectiveun·an·noyed, adjective
Examples from the Web for annoy
It almost makes you wonder if Lizard Squad did this just to annoy Anonymous and the other earnest champions of privacy.
[A]s he climbs the political ladder, he seems destined to annoy some more people along the way.
“Because it will be least in a capacity to annoy or injure,” he wrote in his Federalist 78 paper.Online Activism, Nationwide Protests Deepen Ahead of Supreme Court Health-Care Hearing|Daniel Stone|March 23, 2012|DAILY BEAST
It was a good and realistic response, but one likely to annoy the conservative base.Newt Gingrich’s Immigration Stance Won’t Play With Conservatives|Michelle Goldberg|November 23, 2011|DAILY BEAST
And in a Republican primary that so far has been woefully message-challenged, "annoy the media" may not sound half bad.
Won't somebody see what new form of the devil has been sent here to annoy me?The Spiritualists and the Detectives|Allan Pinkerton
I was careful not to allow my great discomfort to annoy others.
"I said nothing to annoy Mrs. O'Connor, at any rate," says Mr. Ryde.Rossmoyne|Unknown
Psyche saw through his pretences, and knew that he was annoyed, and she hated to annoy him.The Laughing Mill and Other Stories|Julian Hawthorne
They had wisely resolved to annoy the Spaniards in their American possessions.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.II.|Tobias Smollett