Definition Of irritate
make (someone) annoyed, impatient, or angry.
his tone irritated her
Example Of irritate
A long, hot shower or bath to warm up after being outside dries and irritates skin.
Acne medicine might irritate your skin or make it too dry.
After washing, pat the skin dry, don't irritate it by rubbing vigorously.
Air that is too dry can irritate the lining of your nose, throat and sinuses and may even cause the lining of your nose to bleed.
Also, some bales may contain fungi or dust that may irritate the respiratory tract of horses.