• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Nuisancer (Law) One who makes or causes a nuisance.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n nuisancer One who causes an injury or nuisance.
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  • Havelock Ellis
    “What we call progress is the exchange of one nuisance for another.”
  • Ian Hay
    Ian Hay
    “War is hell and all that, but it has a good deal to recommend it. It wipes out all the small nuisances of peace-time.”


In literature:

The examinations are on next week, it will be a frightful nuisance for him to miss them.
"The Dash for Khartoum" by George Alfred Henty
The child was a nuisance, an unmitigated nuisance.
"Mary Rose of Mifflin" by Frances R. Sterrett
Tabby, old maids are a public nuisance, not to say dangerous.
"The Love Affairs of an Old Maid" by Lilian Bell
Indian Charlie, afterwards hung at Mankato, was often at the house and became a great nuisance.
"Old Rail Fence Corners" by Various
It is a great nuisance, for we should all be very pleasant together if it were not for him.
"At Aboukir and Acre" by George Alfred Henty
Hence in many households, children instead of a blessing are a nuisance.
"The Wedding Ring" by T. De Witt Talmage
The red lamp necessary for photographic work was invariably a great nuisance.
"Across Unknown South America" by Arnold Henry Savage Landor
She could call the nuisance what she liked.
"A Forgotten Hero" by Emily Sarah Holt
The best of them were a nuisance.
"Chance" by Joseph Conrad
What a nuisance it is.
"Marjorie Dean High School Freshman" by Pauline Lester

In poetry:

For a nuisance you are,
In this land of your birth,
Held down by his hand,
And crushed to the earth.
"Colonization Song" by Anonymous Americas
A shrimp who sought his lady shrimp
Could catch no glimpse
Not even a glimp.
At times, translucence
Is rather a nuisance.
"The Shrimp" by Ogden Nash
So, if conflict vex his life
Where he thought all conflict done,
He, resuming ancient strife,
Springs his mine or trains his gun;
And, in mirth more dread than wrath,
Wipes the nuisance from his path!
"The Expert" by Rudyard Kipling
"My breath is as sweet as the breath of blown roses,
While you are a nuisance where'er you appear;
There is nothing but snivelling and blowing of noses,
Such a noise as turns any man's stomach to hear."
"To The Rev. Mr. Newton, Rector Of St. Mary Woolnoth" by William Cowper
Flourish the fish-slice, your buttons unloosing,
Prepare for the fabulous browsing and sluicing,
And quote, til you're known as the neighborhood nuisance,
The gems that illumine the browsance and sluicance.
"PG Wooster, Just as he Useter" by Ogden Nash
This is the fortune of manhood: the natural peril,
A steeplejack tower, bonerailed and masterless,
No death more natural;
Thus the shadowless man or ox, and the pictured devil,
In seizure of silence commit the dead nuisance.
The natural parallel.
"I, In My Intricate Image" by Dylan Thomas

In news:

As the ABC7 News I-Team reported three weeks ago, it's been a neighborhood nuisance for more than 40 years.
Ways to prevent a costly, widespread nuisance.
This is a dangerous activity for bears, as they will be destroyed, if they become nuisance animals.
A Packed Courtroom Watches "Last Place on Earth" Nuisance Case Commence.
The lien allows the city to recover costs from boarding up the property considered a public nuisance by officials.
Nuisance suit against ' maternity hotel' operators.
33-year-old Dashawn Butler is facing unlawful dealing with a child, criminal nuisance and unreasonable noise charges.
However, Bobbie Schroeder, who has lived on Wilks Drive for 31 years, said the mosque 's construction has created a nuisance, causing noise and traffic.
The Elk River City Council has chosen contractors to mow and clean up junk on properties in violation of the city's nuisance ordinances.
Newport is considering a type of scarlet letter for nuisance homes, party houses or residences causing neighborhood problems.
Newport is considering a type of scarlet letter for nuisance homes, party houses or residences causing neighborhood problems.
Nuisance suit against 'maternity hotel' operators.
Nevada County CEO Rick Haffey reports the Nevada County Sheriff's Office formed a marijuana nuisance ordinance enforcement team that consisted of Sgt Ray Kress and Deputy Mark Hollitz.
Deluge of mailings a nuisance for Ohioans.
Fire Ants A Spotty But Growing Nuisance In Sebastian County.

In science:

K (◦) · R ◦ assume |I (x)| < ∞ for all x ≥ 0, I ∈ C (R+ 0 m0 has bounded variation, and there exists some x∗ > 0 such that I (x∗ ) > c. A nuisance-free procedure.
Random walks - a sequential approach
The limiting laws of the nuisance-free versions correspond to the special case σ = 1.
Random walks - a sequential approach
To estimate the nuisance parameter σ 2 we assumed that an additional prerun random walk of length h = 10 was given.
Random walks - a sequential approach
While seemingly a nuisance, this raises the prospect of strong lensing tomography – the mapping of mass in multiple lens planes.
The Highest Resolution Mass Map of Galaxy Cluster Substructure To Date Without Assuming Light Traces Mass: LensPerfect Analysis of Abell 1689
Castillo (2010) obtains Bernstein–von Mises theorems for Gaussian process priors, in the semiparametric framework where the unknown quantity is (θ , f ), with θ the parameter of interest and f an infinite-dimensional nuisance parameter.
Bernstein von Mises Theorems for Gaussian Regression with increasing number of regressors