plaguy

or pla·guey

[pley-gee]Chiefly Northern U.S.

adjective

such as to plague, torment, or annoy; vexatious: a plaguy pile of debts.

adverb

vexatiously or excessively: The room is plaguy hot.

Origin of plaguy

First recorded in 1565–75; plague + -y1
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British Dictionary definitions for plaguy

plaguy

plaguey

archaic, informal

adjective

disagreeable or vexing

adverb

disagreeably or annoyingly
Derived Formsplaguily, adverb
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