Noun > Nuisance

Noun > Nuisance


a person, thing, or situation that is annoying or that causes trouble or problems — usually singular

The sticky clay was a nuisance to work with. (=was difficult to work with)

My allergies are a nuisance in the springtime.

Filling out all the paperwork was a nuisance.

I’m sorry to be such a nuisance (=I’m sorry to bother you), but I need your help again.

He made a nuisance of himself. (=he behaved in an annoying way)

(law) The landfill was declared a public nuisance.