- The definition of an annoyance is a person or thing that is a bother or a nuisance.
A person who constantly pries into other people's business is an example of an annoyance.
- an annoying or being annoyed
- a thing or person that annoys
- The act of annoying or the state of being annoyed.
- A cause of irritation or vexation; a nuisance.
(countable and uncountable, plural annoyances)
Old French anuiance, anoiance, from the verb anuier (“to cause problems”). Compare Modern French ennui