Q:  What is “obnoxious?”      (D.A., Sapporo, Japan, August 20, 2002)

A:  Something is obnoxious if it is offensive or unpleasant.

For example:  “Those guys are obnoxious.”

Another example:  “The odor from that rotten egg is obnoxious.”

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