plaguesome

[ pleyg-suh m ]
/ ˈpleɪg səm /
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adjective

vexatious or troublesome.

Nearby words

  1. plagiotropism,
  2. plague,
  3. plague vaccine,
  4. plague, the,
  5. plagues of egypt,
  6. plaguey,
  7. plaguy,
  8. plaice,
  9. plaid,
  10. plaid cymru

Origin of plaguesome

First recorded in 1820–30; plague + -some1

Related formsplague·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