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.
adj 1: aroused to impatience or anger; "made an irritated gesture";
"feeling nettled from the constant teasing"; "peeved
about being left out"; "felt really pissed at her
snootiness"; "riled no end by his lies"; "roiled by
the delay" [syn: irritated, miffed, nettled, peeved,
pissed, pissed off, riled, roiled, steamed,
2: troubled persistently especially with petty annoyances;
"harassed working mothers"; "a harried expression"; "her
poor pestered father had to endure her constant
interruptions"; "the vexed parents of an unruly teenager"
[syn: harassed, harried, pestered, vexed]