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annoying

[ uh-noi-ing ]
/ əˈnɔɪ ɪŋ /
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adjective
causing annoyance; irritatingly bothersome: annoying delays.
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Origin of annoying

Middle English word dating back to 1325–75; see origin at annoy, -ing2

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British Dictionary definitions for annoying

annoying
/ (əˈnɔɪɪŋ) /

adjective
causing irritation or displeasure

Derived forms of annoying

annoyingly, adverb
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