irritating

[ ir-i-tey-ting ]
/ ˈɪr ɪˌteɪ tɪŋ /

adjective

causing irritation; annoying; provoking: irritating questions.

Origin of irritating

First recorded in 1700–10; irritate + -ing2

Related forms

ir·ri·tat·ing·ly, adverbnon·ir·ri·tat·ing, adjectiveun·ir·ri·tat·ing, adjective
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