The therapy was mind-blowingly good if I ignored Drew, who just irritated me.
The irritated judge said the roads were no longer for horse flesh but for au-to-mobiles.
Clearly the lack of transparency by the NTC irritated Jibril.
“We could kill ourselves,” concludes an irritated member of the crew.
How well does a swimmer swim when they are irritated, I wondered, and how differently does one swim when one is in love?
Yet his nonchalance, his serenity—something about him—irritated her.
Very often they are only manifestations of irritated vanity.
Again the inspector looked at me with that compassionate expression that irritated me beyond words.
She dropped her coaxing voice and pecked the doctor like an irritated pigeon.
This was one of Helen's habits that irritated the nerves of Lady Lansmere.
1530s, "stimulate to action, rouse, incite," from Latin irritatus, past participle of irritare "excite, provoke." An earlier verb form was irrite (mid-15c.), from Old French irriter. Meaning "annoy, make impatient" is from 1590s. Related: Irritated; irritating.