Definition of exasperating adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ɪɡˈzæspəreɪtɪŋ//
, also BrE//ɪɡˈzɑːspəreɪtɪŋ//
; NAmE NAmE//ɪɡˈzæspəreɪtɪŋ//
Describing annoying traits
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extremely annoying synonym infuriating He’s the most difficult and exasperating man I know. See related entries: Describing annoying traitsExtra examples The lack of progress was rather exasperating for all of us. The waiting around was getting more and more exasperating. You can be really exasperating sometimes! He’s the most exasperating man I’ve ever met! There was an exasperating wait for a visa.
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