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Definition of 'gravel'

Noun

  1. rock fragments and pebbles
       Synonyms: crushed rock

Verb

  1. cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations; "Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me"; "It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves"
       Synonyms: annoy rag get to bother get at irritate rile nark nettle vex chafe devil
  2. cover with gravel; "We gravelled the driveway"
  3. be a mystery or bewildering to; "This beats me!"; "Got me--I don't know the answer!"; "a vexing problem"; "This question really stuck me"
       Synonyms: perplex vex stick get puzzle mystify baffle beat pose bewilder flummox stupefy nonplus amaze dumbfound

Adjective

  1. unpleasantly harsh or grating in sound; "a gravelly voice"
       Synonyms: grating gravelly rasping raspy rough scratchy


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