inquisitive in an annoying way

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Let's say John Doe is a small child who asks many questions about how the world works. He will someday have a doctorate in physics and graduate with honors from a reputable university.

From his parents' and science teachers' point of view, he is an inquisitive child and it is a positive trait. However, his neighbor gets annoyed at his many questions, so his neighbor avoids him.

Is there an adjective or commonly used expression to describe someone who is inquisitive in an annoying way?
  • Packard

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    USA, English
    I would probably call him a "nuisance questioner" who "why'd me" and "how'd" me to death.

    The psychological term for this behavior is "young, stupid and inexperienced". :D And when those people grow up they become therapists.:D:D
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