[ net-l-suh m ]
/ ˈnɛt l səm /
causing irritation, vexation, or annoyance: to cope with a nettlesome situation.
easily provoked or annoyed: to become nettlesome over trivial matters.
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British Dictionary definitions for nettlesome
/ (ˈnɛtəlsəm) /
causing or susceptible to irritation
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