Synonyms of nettle in English:


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irritate, annoy, irk, gall, vex, anger, exasperate, infuriate, bother, provoke

upset, displease, offend, affront, get someone's back up, put someone's back up, disgruntle, rankle with, pique, needle, ruffle, get on someone's nerves, try someone's patience, ruffle someone's feathers, make someone's hackles rise, raise someone's hackles, chafe

British rub up the wrong way

North American rankle, ride, gravel

informal peeve, aggravate, miff, rile, get, get to, bug, get under someone's skin, get in someone's hair, get up someone's nose, hack off, get someone's goat, drive up the wall

British informal nark, get on someone's wick, give someone the hump, wind up, get across someone

North American informal tick off

NZ informal rark

vulgar slang piss off

British vulgar slang get on someone's tits

rare exacerbate, hump, rasp