Definition of vexatious:
pestilent, disagreeable, pettish, irritative, petulant, nettlesome, pain, pesky, teasing, galling, testy, perversive, annoying, mocking, infuriating, painful, irritating, tetchy, irksome, provoking, troublesome, plaguey, fractious, scratchy, pestilential, peevish, bothersome, dirty, corruptive, cranky, techy, exasperating, vexing, pestiferous, plaguy, disturbing, peckish, quizzical, irritable, pestering, maddening.
- "Christian's Mistake", Dinah Maria Mulock Craik.
This would have been vexatious to the statesman had not his mind been wholly occupied in considering how this unexpected event could be made most profitable to himself, and also to his master, whom he served with loyal devotion.- "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.
- "Raleigh", Edmund Gosse.