Definition of vex verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

vex

 verb
verb
NAmE//vɛks//
 
vex somebody(old-fashioned or formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they vex
 
he / she / it vexes
 
past simple vexed
 
-ing form vexing
 
 
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to annoy or worry someone The memory of their conversation still vexed him.
 
adjective a vexing problem I found their attitude extremely vexing.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: vex