plaguesome

[ pleyg-suh m ]
/ ˈpleɪg səm /

adjective

vexatious or troublesome.

Origin of plaguesome

First recorded in 1820–30; plague + -some1

Related forms

plague·some·ness, noun
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Examples from the Web for plaguesome

  • "I dunno," said the plaguesome boy, looking at the address covertly.

    Janice Day|Helen Beecher Long
  • The lawyer took good care to speak to none but his principals concerning that plaguesome deed of appointment.

    Mary Anerley|R. D. Blackmore