Meaning of obnoxious

ob•nox•ious

Pronunciation: (ub-nok'shus), [key]
— adj.
  1. highly objectionable or offensive; odious: obnoxious behavior.
  2. annoying or objectionable due to being a showoff or attracting undue attention to oneself: an obnoxious little brat.
  3. exposed or liable to harm, evil, or anything objectionable.
  4. liable to punishment or censure; reprehensible.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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