pain in the arse

pain in the arse
Noun. Something or someone who is troublesome or tedious.

English slang and colloquialisms. 2014.

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  • pain in the arse* —  Something or someone objectionable, irritating, boring.  Also he gives me a pain in the arse* I find him objectionable, etc …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • pain in the arse — noun Someone or something that is annoying or frustrating. Syn: drag See Also: pain, pain in the bum, pain in the butt, pain in the neck …   Wiktionary

  • pain in the arse/ass — n a nuisance, irritation or source of prob lems. A vulgar version of pain in the neck , an expression in use since the early 20th century. (Arse may be substi tuted by any synonym or balls, etc.) ► A few drinks and respectable family men, dads,… …   Contemporary slang

  • be a pain in the arse — be a pain in the arse/backside British & Australian, very informal, American & Australian, very informal to be very annoying. I can t stand my brother in law. He s a real pain in the arse. Getting up for work at 5 a.m. is a pain in the ass …   New idioms dictionary

  • (a) pain in the arse — a pain in the ˈneck idiom (BrE also a pain in the ˈarse/ˈbackside) (NAmE also a pain in the ˈass/ˈbutt) (informal) a person or thing that is very annoying Main entry: ↑pain …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pain in the arse — annoying person or thing …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • pain in the arse — Australian Slang annoying person or thing …   English dialects glossary

  • pain in the neck — If someone is very annoying and always disturbing you, they are a pain in the neck. Pain in the butt, or pain in the ass (USA), and Pain in the arse (UK) are less polite alternative forms …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • pain in the butt — noun A nuisance; a source of trouble or annoyance The customers love it, but the employees think the new system is a pain in the butt. Syn: pain in the neck, pain in the rear, pain in the ass, pain in the arse, pain in the bum …   Wiktionary

  • pain in the bum — noun Someone or something very annoying. This is fine and dandy for the wineries and the consumer [...] but it’s a pain in the bum for people like me who have to pigeonhole everybody to make them fit nicely in a book. Syn: pain in the arse, pain… …   Wiktionary

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