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    nettlesome

    nettlesome - Dictionary definition and meaning for word nettlesome

    Definition
    (adj) causing irritation or annoyance
    Example Sentence
    • tapping an annoying rhythm on his glass with his fork
    • aircraft noise is particularly bothersome near the airport
    • found it galling to have to ask permission
    • an irritating delay
    • nettlesome paperwork
    • a pesky mosquito
    • swarms of pestering gnats
    • a plaguey newfangled safety catch
    • a teasing and persistent thought annoyed him
    • a vexatious child
    • it is vexing to have to admit you are wrong
    Definition
    (adj) easily irritated or annoyed
    Example Sentence
    • an incorrigibly fractious young man
    • not the least nettlesome of his countrymen
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