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annoying

adjective uk   us   /əˈnɔɪ.ɪŋ/
B1 making you feel annoyed: It's really annoying when a train is late and there's no explanation. He's got a really annoying laugh.
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annoyingly
adverb uk   us   /-li/
Rather annoyingly, I'd just bought the hardback when the paperback edition came out.
Translations of “annoying”
in Korean 짜증나는…
in Arabic مُزْعِج…
in Portuguese aborrecido, irritante, maçante…
in Catalan molest…
in Japanese 腹立たしい, 迷惑な…
in Italian seccante, fastidioso…
in Chinese (Traditional) 討厭的,惱人的…
in Russian неприятный, раздражающий…
in Turkish kızdıran, rahatsızlık veren, huzursuz eden…
in Chinese (Simplified) 讨厌的,恼人的…
in Polish denerwujący…
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