: to make agitated and angry : upset
Examples of RILE
- Her comments riled the professor.
- <one sure way to rile me is to keep yelling for me>
Origin of RILE
variant of roil
First Known Use: 1624
Related to RILE
- aggravate, annoy, bother, bug, burn (up), chafe, eat, exasperate, frost, gall, get, grate, gripe, hack (off), irk, itch, nark [British], nettle, peeve, persecute, pique, put out, rasp, irritate, ruffle, spite, vex
- delight, gratify, please
Rhymes with RILE
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