To worry or trouble, esp. with petty annoyances; harass, pester, etc.
To annoy or harass persistently; pester; nag
To taunt is to tease, insult or antagonize someone by deliberately saying or doing something mean.
To keep partially engaged by slightly depressing a pedal with the foot:
The definition of provoke is to push something to happen, or to annoy.
To prod is to encourage someone to do something, or to poke at someone with your finger, foot or other pointed object.
The definition of irk is to annoy.
To trouble, worry, or torment, as with cares, debts, repeated questions or demands, etc.
Nag is defined as to constantly urge, annoy or scold.
To ask a question or questions
To pressure or force from a place or situation:
To comb (flax or hemp) with a hatchel.
(Archaic) To feed (animals) during a break in a journey
To laud the glory of (God, etc.), as in song; glorify; extol
To question formally, as to elicit facts or information; interrogate:
Find another word for needling. In this page you can discover 22 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for needling, like: goading, bothering, badgering, annoying, twitting, teasing, taunting, riding, provoking, prodding and irking.