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.

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