Saturday, November 12, 2011
Definitions for rankle
- To cause keen irritation or bitter resentment in.
- To continue to cause keen irritation or bitter resentment within the mind; fester; be painful.
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Citations for rankle
She holds that scornful expression long enough to make sure I notice. I make believe I don't. I try not to let it rankle me.
The section of it which chiefly rankled in Charteris's mind, and which had continued to rankle ever since, was that in which the use of the word “buffoon” had occurred.