[pleyg-suh m]


vexatious or troublesome.

Origin of plaguesome

First recorded in 1820–30; plague + -some1
Related formsplague·some·ness, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for plaguesome

Historical Examples of 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