pain in the butt(redirected from pains in the butt)
pain in the butt
An especially irritating, aggravating, or obnoxious person, thing, or situation. You know, Jack, you may be my friend, but you can be a real pain in the butt sometimes! This calculus homework is a real pain in the butt. It's not that I don't understand it, it's just so tedious!
(used before a noun) Very irritating, aggravating, or obnoxious. I've still got a few pain-in-the-butt jobs to do around the ranch 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-butt husband doesn't come along as well.
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pain in the buttverb
See pain in the ass
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