Definition of vexatory in English:

vexatory

adjective

  • Causing vexation, vexatious; specifically (of legal action) taken in order to cause trouble or annoyance to a defendant.

Origin

Late 18th century. From classical Latin vexāt-, past participial stem of vexāre vex + -ory.

Pronunciation

vexatory

/ˈvɛksət(ə)ri//vɛkˈseɪt(ə)ri/