HyperDic: nettlesome

English > 2 senses of the word nettlesome:
ADJECTIVEallnettlesome, annoying, bothersome, galling, irritating, pesky, pestering, pestiferous, plaguy, plaguey, teasing, vexatious, vexingcausing irritation or annoyance
allnettlesome, cranky, fractious, irritable, peevish, peckish, pettish, petulant, scratchy, testy, tetchy, techyeasily irritated or annoyed
nettlesome > pronunciation
Soundsneh'tahlsahm
Rhymesabolitionism ... zirconium: 557 rhymes with ahm...
English > nettlesome: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningCausing irritation or annoyance.
Example "nettlesome paperwork"
Synonymsannoying, bothersome, galling, irritating, pesky, pestering, pestiferous, plaguy, plaguey, teasing, vexatious, vexing
Broaderdisagreeablenot to your liking
Spanishcargante, enfadoso, enojoso, fastidioso, irritante, molesto, pesado, vejatorio
Catalanempipador, emprenyador, enfadós, enutjós, irritant, molest, ofenós, pesat, vexador, vexant, vexatori
English > nettlesome: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningeasily irritated or annoyed.
Example "not the least nettlesome of his countrymen"
Synonymscranky, fractious, irritable, peevish, peckish, pettish, petulant, scratchy, testy, tetchy, techy
Broaderill-naturedHaving an irritable and unpleasant disposition
Spanishirritable, malhumorado, quejica

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