from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. In an obnoxious manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In an obnoxious manner; reprehensibly; offensively; odiously.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in an obnoxious manner


obnoxious +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)


  • Mickey Kaus); (b) insist in obnoxiously condescending fashion that Mom and Dad are equally wrong (e.g.,

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  •   When our spouse, co-worker, or friend is busy on their phone, checking email, or being "obnoxiously" plugged in, we often get annoyed.

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  • And slithering under the current of the breeze, I smelled the floral, obnoxiously clean scent of fabric softener.

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  • I need someone to analyze my baby's vomit with for an obnoxiously long time.

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  • Americans may, at times, be obnoxiously self-righteous, but America's leaders, like China's, know exactly which side their bread is buttered on.

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  • Atheists, particularly ones with the unmitigated gall to waltz into a thread and describe themselves as moral and altruistic, many times show they can be as obnoxiously self-righteous as the most irritating front-pew show-Christians around.

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  • Are now admitting your oblique comment about people who "… can be as obnoxiously self-righteous as the most irritating front-pew show-Christians around" was a direct reference to your opinion of me?

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  • I still remember an event that occurred on the carretera in Ajijic a few years ago when a young local man with his young wife and children in tow was tailgating obnoxiously (as I saw it) me as I intended to turn left into the PEMEX station there.

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  • We kept waving, obnoxiously, trying to get his attention and then he stepped to the side and looked behind him, assuming we were trying to flag down someone else.

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  • On this particular over-cappucinoed and slightly xanax-induced morning I want to listen to some music in my new noise-canceling obnoxiously packaged but oh-so amazing Bose headphones.

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