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    nettle - Dictionary definition and meaning for word nettle

    (noun) any of numerous plants having stinging hairs that cause skin irritation on contact (especially of the genus Urtica or family Urticaceae) Definition
    (verb) sting with or as with nettles and cause a stinging pain or sensation
    Synonyms : urticate
    (verb) cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations
    Synonyms : annoy , bother , chafe , devil , get at , get to , gravel , irritate , nark , rag , rile , vex
    Example Sentence
    • Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me
    • It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for nettle

Nettle sounds like kettle. A Kettle boiling water makes a lot of noise and is therefore irriating and annoying. It also means "worried".

"net + tle, when internet is slow like turtle.... annoyed!"

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nettle sounds like needle when someone is needling u, u get annoyed ,disturbed and irritated

take NET..when tennis players hit the ball in the net they get ANNOYED

"Why are these rumors spreading online?? I hate the internet, it's really annoying me..." "Yeah, the net'll do that."

net + le >> jab tumhara dost net le bolata hai aur woh bohot slow nikalta hai, tab bohot jaan pe aati hai.. we get annoyed over friend and irritated while surfing the net..

Noisy like Kettle (Imagine a kettle which is burning and making alot of noise)->irritating;annoying

keep on putting nettle in my finger got irritated,annoy, vex

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