To disturb or irritate, especially by continued or repeated acts; to bother with unpleasant deeds. (verb)
A feeling of discomfort or vexation caused by what one dislikes. (noun)
Examples of word annoy
Note that "annoy" is part of the intent element of the statute -- it requires the intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass.
The French word _ennui_, which now only means weariness of mind, signified formerly injury, and the vexation or hatred caused thereby; something like the English word "annoy," as in Shakespeare's Richard III., v. 3:
Whether Mr. Colen's plan was to annoy is not clear, and this aspect of not knowing is an issue.
Agnes Quill is the story of a teenage detective, the haunted city she lives in, the strange cases she solves, and the ghosts who help, hinder, or just plain annoy her.
Serial killer plots (or subplots) just plain annoy me.
"I beg your pardon, Robin, but I did not employ the word annoy," protested the Count.
I begged, and prayed, and appealed to his pity, but he would pull the book away from me, gabble bits of ballads in my ear as I was struggling with _Effectual Calling_, tip up the form on which I was seated, and, in short, annoy me in twenty different ways.
s exhibition at Gagosian was meant to annoy is not clear.
I'm hoping their robocalls annoy people so much they will BADLY backfire.