Definition of 'nuisance'
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They admitted causing a public nuisance and apologised. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Any persons causing a nuisance or disturbance to others will be asked to leave. The Sun (2016)That is because the hernia can become a nuisance. The Sun (2016)I feel that elderly people like me have become a nuisance to society and the country and that's very sad. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The pain and restricted movement can be a real nuisance and it can go on for months. The Sun (2009)Any persons causing a nuisance or disturbance will be asked to leave. The Sun (2008)He makes such a nuisance of himself. The Sun (2006)He has no discipline and has become a nuisance. The Sun (2014)Your neighbour cannot lawfully cause a nuisance. The Sun (2016)They say that unruly fight fans will cause a public nuisance. The Sun (2010)The thing has become an absolute public nuisance. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It can be a real nuisance and looks unsightly. The Sun (2010)Any persons causing a nuisance or disturbance to others will be asked to leave. The Sun (2013)For them the survivors had become a nuisance. Times, Sunday Times (2014)No explanation or suspicion that the person could be a public nuisance is required. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But it can be a real nuisance because it can go on for ages. The Sun (2009)He denies one charge of causing a public nuisance. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They play loud music, drink and generally cause a nuisance. The Sun (2009)They don't know the road and if you follow them they are an absolute nuisance. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It's not a huge issue but it has become a nuisance. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But they must not interfere with equipment, privacy or cause a nuisance. The Sun (2009)Sweet to look at, but an absolute nuisance. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The rural church tends to expect the pastor to visit the members regularly and to make a nuisance of himself with the sick and elderly. Christianity Today (2000)
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Translations for 'nuisance'
British English: nuisance /ˈnjuːsəns/ NOUN
If you say that someone or something is a nuisance, you mean that they annoy you or cause you problems.
He could be a bit of a nuisance.
- American English: nuisance
- Arabic: إِزْعَاجٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: amolação
- Chinese: 讨厌的东西
- Croatian: smetnja
- Czech: otrava obtěžující člověk
- Danish: plage
- Dutch: lastpost
- European Spanish: molestia
- Finnish: riesa
- French: embarras
- German: Plage
- Greek: μπελάς
- Italian: seccatura
- Japanese: 厄介なもの
- Korean: 귀찮은 존재
- Norwegian: plage
- Polish: utrapienie
- European Portuguese: incómodo
- Romanian: belea
- Russian: досада
- Spanish: molestia
- Swedish: besvär
- Thai: การก่อให้เกิดความรำคาญ
- Turkish: sıkıntı
- Ukrainian: прикрість
- Vietnamese: mối phiền toái
Definition of nuisance from the Collins English Dictionary
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