in\ one's\ hair

in\ one's\ hair
adj. phr. informal
Bothering you again and again; always annoying.

Johnny got in Father's hair when he was trying to read the paper by running and shouting.

The grown-ups sent the children out to play so that the children wouldn't be in their hair while they were talking.

Compare: give a hard time, in one's way Contrast: out of one's hair

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