This man is being a nuisance.
An example of a nuisance is your nosy neighbor.
- an act, condition, thing, or person causing trouble, annoyance, or inconvenience
- Law a use of one's property that causes danger or annoyance to others or that interferes with others using or enjoying their own property and that is subject to civil action
Origin of nuisanceMiddle English nusance ; from Old French ; from nuisir, noisir ; from Classical Latin nocere, to annoy: see necro-
- One that is inconvenient, annoying, or vexatious; a bother: Having to stand in line was a nuisance. The disruptive child was a nuisance to the class.
- Law A use of property or course of conduct that interferes with the legal rights of others by causing damage, annoyance, or inconvenience.
Origin of nuisanceMiddle English, from Old French, from nuire, nuis-, to harm, from Vulgar Latin *nocere, from Latin noc&emacron;re; see nek-1 in Indo-European roots.
From Anglo-Norman nusaunce, nussance etc., from Old French nuisance, from nuisire (“to harm") (from Latin noceÅ (“I harm"))
nuisance - Legal Definition