Synonyms for (adjective) nettlesome

Synonyms: annoying, nettlesome, pesky, pestering, pestiferous, bothersome, vexatious, vexing, teasing, irritating, plaguey, plaguy, galling

Definition: causing irritation or annoyance

Usage: tapping an annoying rhythm on his glass with his fork; aircraft noise is particularly bothersome near the airport; found it galling to have to ask permission; an irritating delay; nettlesome paperwork; a pesky mosquito; swarms of pestering gnats; a plaguey newfangled safety catch; a teasing and persistent thought annoyed him; a vexatious child; it is vexing to have to admit you are wrong

Similar words: disagreeable

Definition: not to your liking

Usage: a disagreeable situation


Synonyms: fractious, cranky, scratchy, irritable, peckish, peevish, pettish, petulant, nettlesome, techy, testy, tetchy

Definition: easily irritated or annoyed

Usage: an incorrigibly fractious young man; not the least nettlesome of his countrymen

Similar words: ill-natured

Definition: having an irritable and unpleasant disposition