A cause or condition of worry or irritation; trouble; fuss
A person who mixes into other people's affairs; meddler or gossip
A long, pointed stick used to prod animals.
A person or thing causing annoyance or inconvenience.
A person or thing that causes trouble, annoyance, discomfort, etc.; nuisance; specif., any destructive or troublesome insect, small animal, weed, etc.
(Chiefly US) A curse word.
Such a person whose profession is to write or broadcast such judgments of books, music, paintings, sculpture, plays, films, television, etc., as for a newspaper
Find another word for gadfly. In this page you can discover 12 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for gadfly, like: bother, busybody, goad, nuisance, pest, blighter, cuss, pesterer, moralist, poseur and dilettante.