Synonyms for irritable

Synonyms for (adjective) irritable

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


Synonyms: excitable, irritable

Definition: capable of responding to stimuli

Similar words: sensitive

Definition: responsive to physical stimuli

Usage: a mimosa's leaves are sensitive to touch; a sensitive voltmeter; sensitive skin; sensitive to light


Synonyms: irritable

Definition: abnormally sensitive to a stimulus

Similar words: sensitive

Definition: responsive to physical stimuli

Usage: a mimosa's leaves are sensitive to touch; a sensitive voltmeter; sensitive skin; sensitive to light