August 04, 2017
Learner's Word of the Day
nettle /ˈnɛtl̟/ verb
nettle
/ˈnɛtl̟/
verb

nettles; nettled; nettling

It nettles the woman when her computer freezes.
It nettles the woman when her computer freezes.
Learner's definition of NETTLE

[+ object]

: to make (someone) angry

  • The mayor's recent actions have nettled some members of the community.

  • It nettles him that his younger coworker got a promotion before he did.

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