HyperDic: nettle

English > 3 senses of the word nettle:
NOUNplantnettleany of numerous plants having stinging hairs that cause skin irritation on contact (especially of the genus Urtica or family Urticaceae)
VERBperceptionnettle, urticatesting with or as with nettles and cause a stinging pain or sensation
emotionnettle, annoy, rag, get to, bother, get at, irritate, rile, nark, gravel, vex, chafe, devilcause annoyance in
nettle > pronunciation
Soundsneh'tahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > nettle: 3 senses > noun 1, plant
MeaningAny of numerous plants having stinging hairs that cause skin irritation on contact (especially of the genus Urtica or family Urticaceae).
NarrowerRoman nettle, Urtica pipuliferaAnnual European nettle with stinging foliage and small clusters of green flowers
artillery plant, Pilea microphyllaTropical American stingless nettle that discharges its pollen explosively
friendship plant, panamica, panamiga, Pilea involucrataLow stingless nettle of Central and South America having velvety brownish-green toothed leaves and clusters of small green flowers
richweed, clearweed, dead nettle, Pilea pumillaA plants of the genus Pilea having drooping green flower clusters and smooth translucent stems and leaves
stinging nettle, Urtica dioicaperennial Eurasian nettle established in North America having broad coarsely toothed leaves with copious stinging hairs
wood nettle, Laportea canadensisAmerican perennial herb found in rich woods and provided with stinging hairs
BroaderweedAny plant that crowds out cultivated plants
Spanishortiga, urtica
Catalanortiga
Verbsnettlesting with or as with nettles and cause a stinging pain or sensation
English > nettle: 3 senses > verb 1, perception
Meaningsting with or as with nettles and cause a stinging pain or sensation.
PatternSomething ----s something
Synonymurticate
Broaderbite, sting, burnCause a sharp or stinging pain or discomfort
Similar tourticateWhip with or as with nettles
Nounsnettleany of numerous plants having stinging hairs that cause skin irritation on contact (especially of the genus Urtica or family Urticaceae)
English > nettle: 3 senses > verb 2, emotion
MeaningCause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
ModelThe performance is likely to nettle Sue
Synonymsannoy, rag, get to, bother, get at, irritate, rile, nark, gravel, vex, chafe, devil
Narrowerantagonize, antagoniseProvoke the hostility of
eat into, fret, rankle, grategnaw into
fretCause annoyance in
get, get under one's skinirritate
harass, hassle, harry, chivy, chivvy, chevy, chevvy, beset, plague, molest, provokeannoy continually or chronically
peeveCause to be annoyed, irritated, or resentful
ruffleTrouble or vex
BroaderdispleaseGive displeasure to
Similar tochafeFeel extreme / extreme irritation or anger
Spanishagobiar, enfadar, fastidiar, incomodar, irritar, molestar, mortificar, provocar, vejar
Catalanamoïnar, atabalar, enfadar, fastidiar, incomodar, irritar, molestar, mortificar, provocar, vexar

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