irritant

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

1ir·ri·tant

adjective \ˈir-ə-tənt\

Definition of IRRITANT

:  causing irritation; specifically :  tending to produce physical irritation

First Known Use of IRRITANT

1636

2irritant

noun

: something that makes part of your body sore and painful

: something that is unpleasant or annoying : something that irritates you

Full Definition of IRRITANT

:  something that irritates or excites

Examples of IRRITANT

  1. dust and other lung irritants
  2. The delay was a minor irritant.

First Known Use of IRRITANT

1802

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