English noun: pain in the neck
|1.||pain in the neck (person) a bothersome annoying person|
|Samples||That kid is a terrible pain.|
|Broader (hypernym)||disagreeable person, unpleasant person|
|2.||pain in the neck (cognition) something or someone that causes trouble; a source of unhappiness|
|Samples||Washing dishes was a nuisance before we got a dish washer.|
A bit of a bother.
He's not a friend, he's an infliction.
|Synonyms||annoyance, bother, botheration, infliction, pain, pain in the ass|
|Broader (hypernym)||negative stimulus|
|Narrower (hyponym)||irritant, nuisance, plague, thorn|