Synonyms of irritate in English:
1 if you are feeling slightly down, the smallest things are likely to irritate you
annoy, vex, make angry, make cross, anger, exasperate, bother, irk, gall, pique, put out, displease, get/put someone's back up, antagonize, get on someone's nerves, rub up the wrong way, try someone's patience, ruffle, ruffle someone's feathers, make someone's hackles rise, raise someone's hackles;
informal aggravate, peeve, hassle, miff, rile, nettle, needle, get, get to, bug, hack off, get under someone's skin, get in someone's hair, get up someone's nose, put someone's nose out of joint, get someone's goat, give someone the hump, rattle someone's cage, get someone's dander up, drive mad/crazy, drive round the bend/twist, drive up the wall, drive bananas, make someone see red
British informal get on someone's tits
New Zealand informal rark
informal, dated give someone the pip
vulgar slang piss off
rare exacerbate, hump, rasp
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irritate, annoy, aggravate, vex, peeve
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