pain-in-the-arse

pain-in-the-arse

(used before a noun) Very irritating, aggravating, or obnoxious. Primarily heard in UK. I've still got a few pain-in-the-arse jobs to do around the farm before I can call it quits for the day. We're having Mary over for dinner tomorrow night. I just hope her pain-in-the-arse husband doesn't come along as well.
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It's where a pain-in-the-arse kid goes up scaffolding and hides, only to be rescued by a superhero called Robbie.