An·noy v. t. [imp. & p. p. Annoyed p. pr. & vb. n. Annoying.] 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.
Say, what can more our tortured souls annoy
Than to behold, admire, and lose our joy? --Prior.
2. To molest, incommode, or harm; as, to annoy an army by impeding its march, or by a cannonade.
Syn: -- To molest; vex; trouble; pester; embarrass; perplex; tease.
An·noy n. A feeling of discomfort or vexation caused by what one dislikes; also, whatever causes such a feeling; as, to work annoy.
Worse than Tantalus' is her annoy. --Shak.
v : cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor
irritations; "Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers
me"; "It irritates me that she never closes the door
after she leaves" [syn: rag, get to, bother, get
at, irritate, rile, nark, nettle, gravel, vex,