Meaning of “obnoxious” in the English Dictionary

"obnoxious" in British English

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obnoxiousadjective

uk /əbˈnɒk.ʃəs/ us /əbˈnɑːk.ʃəs/ disapproving
obnoxiously
adverb uk /əbˈnɒk.ʃəs.li/ us /əbˈnɑːk.ʃəs.li/

obnoxiously arrogant/drunk
obnoxiousness
noun [ U ] uk /əbˈnɒk.ʃəs.nəs/ us /əbˈnɑːk.ʃəs.nəs/

(Definition of “obnoxious” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"obnoxious" in American English

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obnoxiousadjective

us /əbˈnɑk·ʃəs, ɑb-/

very unpleasant or offensive:

Can’t you express your opinions without being obnoxious?

(Definition of “obnoxious” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)