The definition of annoy means to irritate or disturb.(verb)
An example of annoy is to repeatedly poke someone in the arm.
See annoy in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME anoien < OFr anoier < VL inodiare < in odio habere (or esse), to have (or be) in hate: see odium
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transitive verb an·noyed, an·noy·ing, an·noys
Origin: Middle English anoien
Origin: , from Old French anoier, ennuyer
Origin: , from Vulgar Latin *inodiāre, to make odious
Origin: , from Latin in odio, odious
Origin: : in, in; see in-2
Origin: + odiō
Origin: , ablative of odium, hatred; see od- in Indo-European roots.
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