Definition of nettly in US English:

nettly

adjective

  • 1Of a place: overgrown with nettles.

  • 2Suggestive of nettles or their flavour, etc. rare.

  • 3Of a person: irritable. Now rare.

Origin

Middle English. From nettle + -y.

Pronunciation

nettly

/ˈnɛt(ə)li/