Meaning of irritate
Pronunciation: (ir'i-tāt"), [key]
— v., -tat•ed, -tat•ing.
- to excite to impatience or anger; annoy.
- to excite (a living system) to some characteristic action or function.
- to bring (a body part) to an abnormally excited or sensitive condition.
- to cause irritation or become irritated.
- irritate (Thesaurus)