One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
attributive Troublesome or annoying.
annoying, irritating, exasperating, maddening, infuriating, irksome, vexatious, vexing, inconvenient, bothersome, tiresome, worrying, worrisome, disturbing, upsetting, distressing, perturbing, concerning, niggling, naggingView synonyms
- ‘Today, rare herbs and wild flowers grow on the plaguey pit, so Belfast City Council has ordered the ground left to grow wild in order to see what biological mysteries the cemetery contains.’
- ‘Being awake when I should have been asleep was very plaguy.’
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