Synonyms for nettle

Synonyms for (noun) nettle

Synonyms: nettle

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

Similar words: weed

Definition: any plant that crowds out cultivated plants

Synonyms for (verb) nettle

Synonyms: devil, irritate, get at, get to, gravel, rag, rile, bother, chafe, annoy, nark, nettle, vex

Definition: cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations

Usage: Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me; It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves

Similar words: displease

Definition: give displeasure to


Synonyms: urticate, nettle

Definition: sting with or as with nettles and cause a stinging pain or sensation

Similar words: sting, bite, burn

Definition: cause a sharp or stinging pain or discomfort

Usage: The sun burned his face