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English definition of “annoy”

annoy

verb [T]    /əˈnɔɪ/
to make someone slightly angry or upset: I know you’re doing this only to annoy me. annoyance    /əˈnɔɪ·əns/ noun [C/U] [U] As soon as he saw me, a look of annoyance crossed his face. annoyed    /əˈnɔɪd/ adjective He gave me an annoyed look and left without speaking. annoying    /əˈnɔɪ·ɪŋ/ adjective It’s annoying to have to explain this a second time. annoyingly    /əˈnɔɪ·ɪŋ·li/ adverb Ads annoyingly interrupted the TV movie.
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