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British English: /ˈraŋk(ə)l/
American English: /ˈræŋk(ə)l/

intransitive verb

  • to rankle with somebody
    rester en travers de la gorge de quelqu'un [informal]
    there are some things that still rankle
    il y a encore des choses qui ne sont pas passées
    but it still rankles
    mais ça laisse toujours un goût saumâtre
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