• Definition for "fly in the ointment"
    • something ruins or spoils the rest; a nuisance…
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fly in the ointment definition

  • noun:
    • something ruins or spoils the rest; a nuisance or problem; an unpleasant or disagreeable information.
    • an inconvenience that detracts from effectiveness of one thing
    • something that ruins or spoils everything else; a nuisance or issue; an embarrassing or disagreeable information.
    • a hassle that detracts from the usefulness of some thing
    • something ruins or spoils anything else; a nuisance or problem; an embarrassing or disagreeable information.
    • an inconvenience that detracts through the effectiveness of anything
    • Something which ruins or spoils everything else; a nuisance or issue; a distressing or disagreeable detail.
    • an inconvenience that detracts from the effectiveness of one thing
    • something ruins or spoils the rest; a nuisance or problem; an embarrassing or disagreeable detail.
    • an inconvenience that detracts from usefulness of anything
    • a thing that ruins or spoils the rest; a nuisance or issue; an unpleasant or disagreeable detail.
    • a hassle that detracts from effectiveness of one thing
    • a thing that ruins or spoils the rest; a nuisance or issue; a distressing or disagreeable information.
    • an inconvenience that detracts from the effectiveness of one thing
    • Something which ruins or spoils anything else; a nuisance or issue; an unpleasant or disagreeable information.
    • Something which ruins or spoils the rest; a nuisance or issue; a distressing or disagreeable information.
    • something ruins or spoils everything else; a nuisance or problem; a distressing or disagreeable detail.
    • a hassle that detracts from usefulness of anything
    • a hassle that detracts through the effectiveness of anything
    • a hassle that detracts through the usefulness of one thing
    • a thing that ruins or spoils anything else; a nuisance or problem; an unpleasant or disagreeable information.
    • Something which ruins or spoils anything else; a nuisance or problem; an embarrassing or disagreeable detail.
    • an inconvenience that detracts from usefulness of one thing
    • a hassle that detracts through the usefulness of some thing
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