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an obnoxious woman was making a scene
  very offensive or unpleasant
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obnoxious obnoxiously obnoxiousness
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  • an obnoxious woman was making a scene
  • Before the giggling and obnoxious comments got too loud, she pushed the button again.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory
  • Obnoxiously enough, Celeste was the epitome of gracefulness.
    Kiera Cass  --  The Elite
  • No matter how romantic he thought this was, all I could think of were the thirty-five loud, obnoxious, weird-smelling boys who were about to invade my home.
    Kiera Cass  --  The Heir

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  • Admittedly, you were being obnoxious to Simon.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire
  • The Fair Gwen goes, "I suppose this means you’re going to be an obnoxious teenager."
    Rodman Philbrick  --  Freak the Mighty
  • Amy was the tiniest and the most obnoxious of the new crop of Eminemlettes, and she was smitten with Little Janet, who despite her two-year tenure in prison seemed to have no idea how to handle a middle-school crush.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black
  • Across the deck on the other ramp, someone let out an obnoxious snort.
    Kass Morgan  --  The 100
  • Donny Kellen and his brothers were their usual obnoxious selves, steering their sleds into the girls, trying to knock them to the ground, where they would wash their faces with snow if they got the chance.
    Judy Blume  --  In the Unlikely Event
  • A car alarm on the mainland, or some obnoxious kid fooling around with an air horn.
    Trenton Lee Stewart  --  The Mysterious Benedict Society

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  • T.J. was far from her favorite person and it was quite obvious that Stacey and I owed our good fortune entirely to T.J.’s obnoxious personality.
    Mildred D. Taylor  --  Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
  • This was so obnoxious of you, Lindy.
    R.L. Stine  --  Goosebumps - Night of the Living Dummy
  • His hands went to his nose, and he began his obnoxious habit of squeezing his nostrils together with his thumb and index finger.
    Scott Pratt  --  An Innocent Client
  • My house is all the way down at the end of the street, so nobody can really see in, but Drew is being obnoxiously loud right now and we don’t need an audience.
    Katja Millay  --  The Sea of Tranquility
  • The seat cushions were done up in an obnoxiously bright purple, but they, like the small TV hanging on the wall across from them, were coated with dust and dirt.
    Alexandra Bracken  --  The Darkest Minds
  • Not only was it loud and obnoxious, but also, for no reason Nico understood, it occasionally blurted out random Darth Vader lines from Star Wars or yelled, "THE COW GOES MOO!"
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus
  • And the two Poe children—Edgar and Albert—were loud and obnoxious boys with whom the Baudelaires had to share a tiny room that smelled of some sort of ghastly flower.
    Lemony Snicket  --  The Bad Beginning
  • But even so, the three children were eager to leave the Anxious Clown, and not just because the garish restaurant—the word "garish" here means "filled with balloons, neon lights, and obnoxious waiters"—was filled with balloons, neon lights, and obnoxious waiters.
    Lemony Snicket  --  The Wide Window
  • After Jamie’s obnoxious remarks, I had resolved to keep my mouth firmly shut through the whole ordeal.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • "Julian, you’re being so obnoxious!" said Charlotte, which made Julian laugh.
    R.J. Palacio  --  Wonder
  • "Yeah, right," shouted an obnoxious boy whose hair was gelled and combed stiff like a Dragon Ball Z character—"some kind of world it would be if everybody just dropped out and moped around in the woods —"
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • He looked as arrogant and obnoxious as ever.
    James Patterson  --  1st to Die
  • The official refused, and was plenty obnoxious about it.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • She was, in all her obnoxious finery, dragging the light back in.
    Alice Sebold  --  The Lovely Bones
  • We swept on, and I felt that I was highly obnoxious to Camilla.
    Charles Dickens  --  Great Expectations
  • Vernet stared at the agent and forced an obnoxious laugh.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • I wanted to pulverize them, but I was under strict orders from Chiron never to take my anger out on regular mortals, no matter how obnoxious they were.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Sea of Monsters
  • He was a Turkish merchant and had inhabited Paris for many years, when, for some reason which I could not learn, he became obnoxious to the government.
    Mary Shelley  --  Frankenstein
  • I remember a conversation I had with one student whom others found particularly obnoxious.
    Randy Pausch  --  The Last Lecture
  • He’s an obnoxious, two-faced, lying, sniveling little goof who has an awfully high opinion of himself.
    Anne Frank  --  The Diary of a Young Girl
  • "The man is obnoxious," my mom said every time after he left.
    Carl Deuker  --  Gym Candy
  • She could poison my food if I got too obnoxious.
    Alex Flinn  --  Beastly
  • For six months, Dodgson had patiently cultivated this man, who had grown more obnoxious and arrogant with each meeting.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • Maybe it was just his obnoxious tone, but I decided not to let it drop.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Burned
  • He stood unobtrusively behind the newel post now, trying not to be obnoxious about it.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Breaking Dawn
  • Somewhere in the middle of the chapter and the obnoxious coughing I started to smell something.
    P.C. Cast & Kristin Cast  --  Marked
  • According to his principles, Ellsworth M. Toohey listed no architect by name in the text of his book—"the myth-building, hero-worshipping method of historical research has always been obnoxious to me."
    Ayn Rand  --  The Fountainhead
  • It is impossible to imagine Ratwatte not making his case to Kennedy ATC, not because he is obnoxious or pushy or has an enormous ego, but because he sees the world differently.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers
  • I didn’t mind when Quentin showed off his vocabulary, but I suspected the other boys thought he was just being obnoxious, which, of course, he was.
    Homer Hickam  --  October Sky
  • "What say we give another round of applause to Cressida, her amazing team, and, of course, our on-camera talent!" I clap, too, until I realize I’m the on-camera talent and maybe it’s obnoxious that I’m applauding for myself, but no one’s paying attention.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Mockingjay
  • We weren’t even halfway to the keg when Greg Nichols, an obnoxious junior, made a beeline for us.
    Sarah Dessen  --  Just Listen
  • By this point the rest of the pack was leaning in to hear them, ready to back up Bat if he decided to knock this obnoxious brat into the middle of next week.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Ashes
  • Esperanza and Estevan were dressed about as American as you could get without looking plain obnoxious: he had on jeans and an alligator shirt donated from some church on the east side where people gave away stuff that was entirely a cut above New To You.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Bean Trees
  • Feel so frustration in making me obnoxious within me, Asking for a (speedly trial) to Let me know what lays ahead in the future, I feel as thod I sure be castigate or chastise for the wronge I’ve did, So I’m ready to get it over now with it.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • F.C. Wintergreen sneered obnoxiously, resting his filthy GI shoe on his spade and lounging back in a surly slouch against the wall of one of the deep, square holes it was his military specialty to dig.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • Roy wondered what made a grownup turn out so ill-tempered and obnoxious.
    Carl Hiassen  --  Hoot
  • "I thought it was madness," he said, as he replaced the obnoxious paper in the safe, "and now I begin to fear it is disgrace."
    Robert Louis Stevenson  --  Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
  • Some came to flirt, obnoxious in their efforts to make their spouses jealous, or disregard them altogether, desperate to recapture escaped dreams and wasted years of youth.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Crank
  • thinking himself amusing to the troops— the most obnoxious rogue who went to Troy.
    Homer  --  The Iliad
  • Alpert is not, it should be said, an obnoxious know-it-all.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  The Tipping Point
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