Part of speech:
Chafing; very annoying; irritating; vexing
The definition of annoying is something that is bothersome or irritating.
causing irritation or annoyance
causing irritation or annoyance
To rankle is to cause someone to have long-lasting annoyance, anger or irritation.
The definition of irk is to annoy.
To annoy or harass persistently; pester; nag
To please greatly:
To have the will or desire; wish:
The definition of bothersome is someone or something that is annoying or troublesome.
Miff is defined as to do something that makes another person feel bad, or have something done to you that makes you feel bad.
To cause (someone) to go mad; drive to madness.
(Law) Instituted without real grounds, chiefly to cause annoyance to the defendant
To spur on or stimulate by sharp irritation:
To anger or irritate.
To anger, irritate, or annoy
To irritate; annoy; vex
To annoy; irritate
To be or become angry:
Bother is defined as annoy, worry, or cause discomfort.
To exasperate is defined as to cause someone to become greatly irritated or annoyed.
To be irritated, annoyed, or querulous; worry
The definition of abrade means to wear away the surface of something or make something rougher, often by using friction.
Ruffle is defined as to wrinkle, or to annoy or bother.
To annoy; pester.
To give help or relief (to); assist
To refrain from; avoid or resist. Used with can or cannot:
To have or produce a feeling of physical pain or discomfort:
Intensify is defined as to make something much stronger or more intense.
To burn incense
To intimidate or dominate in a blustering way.
To torment or worry; harass
To trouble by repeated raids or attacks, etc.; harry
Excite is defined as to stir up emotions, action or strong reactions.
Bait means to upset through saying and/or doing something that will annoy or hurt another.
The definition of anger is to make someone mad or aggravated.
To cause to burst forth; throw forth; eject
To cause to swell
The definition of excoriate is to chafe, abrade or wear off the skin.
To be successful in coming or going:
The definition of assuage is to fulfill the needs of.
To calm or soothe (a feeling, such as anger).
To calm means to soothe and pacify someone to make him free of stress, or to become free of stress yourself.
Causing annoyance, weariness, or vexation:
The definition of troublesome is someone or something that causes problems or that is annoying or difficult.
Troubling the nerves or peace of mind, as by repeated vexations
Full of or giving pain:
To criticize or complain about (something).
To stimulate is to excite, to invigorate or to spark someone's interest.
To move or be in a state of turbulence, especially because of an abundance of something:
One of the main veins of a leaf.
To wound the pride of; to sting; to nettle; to irritate; to fret; to excite to anger.
(Informal) To provoke into doing something; goad; prod
The definition of trying is defined as an irritating person or thing.
Find another word for irritating. In this page you can discover 74 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for irritating, like: pestiferous, galling, plaguy, annoying, pestering, teasing, nagging, rankling, disturbing, irking and badgering.