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Dictionary entry overview: What does vexatious mean?
• VEXATIOUS (adjective)
The adjective VEXATIOUS has 1 sense:
1. causing irritation or annoyance
Familiarity information: VEXATIOUS used as an adjective is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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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
disagreeable (not to your liking)
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