irritating

[ir-i-tey-ting]

adjective

causing irritation; annoying; provoking: irritating questions.

Nearby words

  1. irritable heart,
  2. irritant,
  3. irritate,
  4. irritated,
  5. irritatedly,
  6. irritation,
  7. irritation fibroma,
  8. irritative,
  9. irrorate,
  10. irrotational

Origin of irritating

First recorded in 1700–10; irritate + -ing2

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

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