Adjective annoying has 1 sense
  1. annoying, bothersome, galling, irritating, nettlesome, pesky, pestering, pestiferous, plaguy, plaguey, teasing, vexatious, vexing - causing irritation or annoyance; "tapping an annoying rhythm on his glass with his fork"; "aircraft noise is particularly bothersome near the airport"; "found it galling to have to ask permission"; "an irritating delay"; "nettlesome paperwork"; "a pesky mosquito"; "swarms of pestering gnats"; "a plaguey newfangled safety catch"; "a teasing and persistent thought annoyed him"; "a vexatious child"; "it is vexing to have to admit you are wrong"
    Antonym: agreeable (indirect, via disagreeable)
,Noun annoying has 1 sense
  1. annoyance, annoying, irritation, vexation - the act of troubling or annoying someone
    --1 is a kind of mistreatment
    --1 has particulars: exasperation; red flag
,Verb annoy has 1 sense
  1. annoy, rag, get to, bother, get at, irritate, rile, nark, nettle, gravel, vex, chafe, devil - 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"
    --1 is one way to displease
    Derived forms: noun annoyer1, noun annoyance5
    Sample sentences:
    The bad news will annoy him
    The performance is likely to annoy Sue