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



BrE BrE//ˈtrʌblsəm//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtrʌblsəm//
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causing trouble, pain, etc. over a long period of time synonym annoying, irritating a troublesome cough/child/problemExtra examples Blackfly is proving troublesome on some crops. It was a time-consuming and rather troublesome business. Some of the fans started to get a bit troublesome.
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