pain in the neck pain in the neck

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a bothersome annoying person
  2. (n) something or someone that causes trouble; a source of unhappiness

Usage(s):

  1. It's a pain in the neck.
  2. Pyongyang is again demonstrating that it's a bipartisan pain in the neck.
  3. It would be a pain in the neck.

News

  1. Engineer's innovative laptop stand gets Kickstarter boost

    James Olander turned a literal pain in the neck into a budding electronics accessories business. About two years ago, the Denver engineer suffered from severe back and neck cramps, among other aches, after marathon work sessions on his laptop.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: San Jose Mercury News

  2. The Roost, an innovative laptop stand, catches fire on Kickstarter

    James Olander turned a literal pain in the neck into a budding electronics accessories business.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Denver Post

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