/'nju:sns; [US] 'nu:-; `nusns/
n thing, person or behaviour that is troublesome or annoying 令人讨厌的事物、人、行为
*You are a confounded nuisance. Stop pestering me. 你这个可恶的东西. 别再缠着我了.
* The noise was so loud that it was a nuisance to the neighbours. 那声音大得让邻居讨厌.
[Date: 1400-1500; Language: Anglo-French;Origin: nusaunce, from Old French nuisir 'to harm']
[C usually singular]
a person, thing, or situation that annoys you or causes problems
a real/awful/terrible etc nuisance
The dogs next door are a real nuisance.
What a nuisance!BrE
What a nuisance! I've forgotten my ticket.
I hate to be a nuisance.../Sorry to be a nuisance...
I hate to be a nuisance, but could you move your car to the other side of the street?
Stop making a nuisance of yourself (=annoying other people with your behaviour) !
It's a nuisance having to get up that early on a Sunday morning.
[U and C]law
the use of a place or property in a way that causes public annoyance
The nightclub has been declared a public nuisance .
1. What a nuisance! 真讨厌！
2. The guest who arrives half an hour too soon is the greatest nuisance. 客人提前半小时到达是令人讨厌的。
3. Susan: What´s a nuisance! 苏珊:真讨厌!
4. She one day asked her husband. "For my part, I find him a terrible nuisance." 有一天她问丈夫，"我觉得他太讨厌了。"
5. For many years he put up with this nuisance, but he planned to get even. 这么多年来，他一直忍着这种麻烦，但他决定报复。