Synonyms of drive someone up the wall in English:

drive someone up the wall

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1‘each one had some irritating habit that drove him up the wall’


enrage, incense, anger, infuriate, madden, inflame, antagonize, make someone's blood boil, make someone's hackles rise, rub up the wrong way, ruffle someone's feathers, ruffle, peeve

annoy, irritate, exasperate, irk, vex, put out, provoke, pique, gall, displease

informal drive crazy, drive mad, make someone see red, get someone's back up, get someone's dander up, get someone's goat, get under someone's skin, get up someone's nose, rattle someone's cage

aggravate, get someone, needle, bug, nettle, rile, miff, hack off

British informal wind up, get at, nark, get across, get on someone's wick

North American informal tee off, tick off, burn up, gravel

vulgar slang piss off

dated, informal give someone the pip

rare empurple