Definition of 'nettle'
- any of numerous plants having stinging hairs that cause skin irritation on contact (especially of the genus Urtica or family Urticaceae)
- sting with or as with nettles and cause a stinging pain or sensation
- 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 gravel vex chafe devil