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Saltos de línea: rile
Pronunciación: /rʌɪl

Definición de rile en inglés:


[with object]
1 informal Make (someone) annoyed or irritated: he has been riled by suggestions that his Arsenal future is in doubt
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Certainly, when she was riled up enough about something she became nearly as intimidating as Jess.
  • She looked so calm and relaxed while I was riled up inside.
  • Alec had always been more patient than most, but if he was riled up, there was no changing his mind.
2North American Make (water) turbulent or muddy: he’d been drinking sweet, clear water from a well, and now that water had been muddied and riled
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • It was expected that the heavy rain would rile the water and drive the trout farther. upstream
  • The water was riled by the wind and waves and I did not feel like a morning swim in the cloudy water.


early 19th century: variant of roil.

  • Rile ‘to anger’ and roil ‘to anger or to churn’ (late 16th century) are both the same word probably from Old French ruiler ‘mix mortar’.

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