- s causing irritation or annoyance
a vexatious child
- She had some rather "disappointing and vexatious" defeats in Greece and Crete and Tobruk and in Burma.
- Nudity in magazines, on the stage and in the movies has become a vexatious issue for just about everybody.
- Surely some time, perhaps this month so almost everyone thought and hoped at least some of the vexatious problems brought on by the war would disappear.
- Wendy Alexander in BBC News
Ms Alexander added: "It is clear that vexatious complaints will continue to dominate the headlines as long as I remain Labour's Scottish Parliamentary Leader. I cannot ask Labour supporters in Scotland for further forbearance."
- Anthony Kennedy in San Diego Union Tribune
In the main opinion, Kennedy said that the president is not above the law, but there is a "paramount necessity of protecting the executive branch from vexatious litigation that might distract it from the energetic performance of its constitutional...