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KK Pronunciation

〔 ˋnєtL 〕


〔 ˊnetl 〕

Overview of noun nettle

The noun nettle has 1 sense

  • nettle -- (any of numerous plants having stinging hairs that cause skin irritation on contact (especially of the genus Urtica or family Urticaceae))

Overview of verb nettle

The verb nettle has 2 senses

  • nettle, urticate -- (sting with or as with nettles and cause a stinging pain or sensation)

  • annoy, rag, get to, bother, get at, irritate, rile, nark, nettle, gravel, vex, chafe, devil -- (cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations; "Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me"; "It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves")