Definition of irritable in English:

irritable

Syllabification: ir·ri·ta·ble
Pronunciation: /ˈiritəbəl
 
/

adjective

Derivatives

irritably

adverb
More example sentences
  • For the next month male deer will be irritably scratching and shaking their heads until their majestic antlers fall off.
  • He looked down irritably at the mess, then defiantly at me, and walked on, passing a litter bin without so much as a glance.
  • There are no insufferable people socializing irritably around their outdoor dining tables.

Origin

mid 17th century: from Latin irritabilis, from the verb irritare (see irritate).

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