Plaguy Pla"guy, a. Vexatious; troublesome; tormenting; as, a plaguy horse. [Colloq.] Also used adverbially; as, ``He is so plaguy proud.'' --Shak. [1913 Webster]

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  • plaguy — pla•guy or pla•guey [[t]ˈpleɪ gi[/t]] adj. dial. such as to plague, torment, or annoy; vexatious: a plaguy pile of debts[/ex] • Etymology: 1565–75 …   From formal English to slang

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