annoying annoying  /ə ˈnɔɪ ɪŋ/


  1. (n) the act of troubling or annoying someone
  2. (adj) causing irritation or annoyance


  1. So many of you have weighed in so hilariously about the most annoying workplace habits that I feel compelled to expand with another: the increasingly popular e-mail signature.
  2. But the 3-D animations and other digital doodads created with the help of Meez and other sites of its ilk Blingee, Iconator are just plain annoying.
  3. An annoying set of commercials, for sure.


  1. William And Kate's Royal Baby Could Send A $380 Million Jolt Into The British Economy

    If you thought "Keep Calm and Carry On" garb was annoying, just wait. The British royal family — our Kardashians across the pond — will join retailers in offering baby products to celebrate the spawn of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, the future heir to the throne.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Business Insider

  2. The Gisele Bündchen Look Book

    With one of the most enviable bodies in the world, Gisele Bündchen has that annoying quality of looking just as good in jeans and a T-shirt as she does in couture. On the red carpet, the Brazilian model is known for figure-flattering, ab- or leg-baring looks from Givenchy, Versace, and ... More »
    on June 17, 2013     Source: New York Magazine

  3. Values-Based Investing: A Cynic’s Conversion

    I am that most annoying of people, a convert. You know the type; after thirty years of acting in a certain way they now find their previous behavior abhorrent and run around telling everybody
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Nasdaq


  1. "It shouldn't make a difference for my game plan," said Chestnut, from San Jose, Calif. "But it's just an annoying little thing to think about. I just have to make sure I'm ready."
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Joey Chestnut Source: The Associated Press

  2. "It was annoying," said Bryant, who averaged 32.4 points in the series and scored 30-plus in four games. "I was like, it's a challenge I'm just going to have to accept because there's no way I'm going to argue it. It's not going anywhere...
    on Jun 14, 2009 By: Kobe Bryant Source: Chicago Tribune

  3. "It's too bad and annoying to work so hard all weekend and not have the result," Villeneuve said in a stormy post on his team's website. "When you do two races a year, you have to make the most of them."
    on Jun 23, 2010 By: Jacques Villeneuve Source: Vancouver Sun

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