in a disagreeable manner

it's so plaguey cold!

Syn: ↑plaguey, ↑plaguy
Derived from adjective: ↑plaguy

Useful english dictionary. 2012.


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  • Plaguily — Pla gui*ly, adv. In a plaguing manner; vexatiously; extremely. [Colloq.] Ronsard is so plaguily stiff and stately. Landor. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • plaguily — adverb see plaguey …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • plaguily — See plaguy. * * * …   Universalium

  • plaguily — adverb In a plaguy way …   Wiktionary

  • plaguily — ad. (Colloq.) Vexatiously, greatly, extremely …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • plaguily — pla·gui·ly …   English syllables

  • plaguey — I adjective 1. likely to spread and cause an epidemic disease a pestilential malignancy in the air Jonathan Swift plaguey fevers • Syn: ↑pestilent, ↑pestilential, ↑pestiferous • Similar to: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • plaguy — I adjective causing irritation or annoyance tapping an annoying rhythm on his glass with his fork aircraft noise is particularly bothersome near the airport found it galling to have to ask permission an irritating delay nettlesome paperwork a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • plaguey — also plaguy adjective Date: 1615 causing irritation or annoyance ; troublesome • plaguey adverb • plaguily adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • plaguy — /ˈpleɪgi/ (say playgee) Obsolete –adjective 1. such as to plague, torment, or annoy; vexatious. –adverb 2. vexatiously or excessively. –plaguily, adverb …   Australian English dictionary