nettlesome nettlesome  /ˈnɛ təl səm/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) causing irritation or annoyance
  2. (adj) easily irritated or annoyed

Usage(s):

  1. Snow has occasionally been critical of the President, and liberal groups began gleefully circulating nettlesome quotes to reporters on Tuesday.
  2. This behaviour is not healthy and more than nettlesome coming from a respected academic.
  3. But others contend the legislature abdicated its responsibility to tackle the most nettlesome problems by not also overhauling parole policies and revising sentencing laws.

News

  • Long Beach General Plan's Housing Element to be studied

    Housing advocates said the city has a chance to do something epic when it takes up the perpetually nettlesome issue of providing residents with affordable homes and apartments when it unveils the Housing Element of its General Plan.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Long Beach Press-Telegram

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