Definition of annoy:
- A feeling of discomfort or vexation caused by what one dislikes; also, whatever causes such a feeling; as, to work annoy.
- To disturb or irritate, especially by continued or repeated acts; to tease; to ruffle in mind; to vex; as, I was annoyed by his remarks.
- To molest, incommode, or harm; as, to annoy an army by impeding its march, or by a cannonade.
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- aggravate (part of speech: verb)
- displease (part of speech: verb)
- irritate (part of speech: verb)
- bore (part of speech: verb)
They no longer continued to annoy me with their screaming, though, now and then, an odd one would return and fly very near; as if wondering what I was doing in such a place, and whether I did not mean to go away from it.- "The Boy Tar", Mayne Reid.
- "The Rebel of the School", Mrs. L. T. Meade.
- "Audrey", Mary Johnston.