: capable of being irritated: as
a : easily exasperated or excited <gets irritable when he tires>
b : responsive to stimuli
— ir·ri·ta·ble·ness noun
— ir·ri·ta·bly \-blē\ adverb
Examples of IRRITABLE
- My father is always irritable after a nap.
- I came home from work feeling tired and irritable.
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Related to IRRITABLE
- choleric, crabby, cranky, cross, crotchety, fiery, grouchy, grumpy, irascible, peevish, perverse, pettish, petulant, prickly, quick-tempered, raspy, ratty, short-tempered, snappish, snappy, snarky, snippety, snippy, stuffy, testy, waspish, out of humor, out of sorts
ir·ri·ta·ble adjective \ˈir-ət-ə-bəl\ (Medical Dictionary)
: characterized by irritability: as a : easily exasperated or excited b : responsive to stimuli
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