1. [ adjective ] extremely annoying or displeasing
Synonyms: infuriating maddening exasperating

"his cavalier curtness of manner was exasperating" "I've had an exasperating day" "her infuriating indifference" "the ceaseless tumult of the jukebox was maddening"

Related terms: displeasing
2. [ adjective ] causing irritation or annoyance
Synonyms: pestering nettlesome irritating annoying galling plaguy plaguey pestiferous vexatious teasing pesky bothersome

"tapping an annoying rhythm" "a particularly bothersome noise" "found it galling to have to ask permission" "an irritating delay" "nettlesome paperwork" "a pesky mosquito" "swarms of pestering gnats"

Related terms: disagreeable