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irritant

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adjective ir·ri·tant \ˈir-ə-tənt\

Definition of irritant

  1. :  causing irritation; specifically :  tending to produce physical irritation

1636

First Known Use of irritant

1636


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irritant

noun ir·ri·tant

Definition of irritant

  1. :  something that irritates or excites

Examples of irritant in a sentence

  1. dust and other lung irritants

  2. The delay was a minor irritant.

1802

First Known Use of irritant

1802


IRRITANT Defined for English Language Learners


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irritant

noun ir·ri·tant

Definition of irritant for English Language Learners

  • : something that makes part of your body sore and painful

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


IRRITANT Defined for Kids

irritant

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noun ir·ri·tant \ˈir-ə-tənt\

Definition of irritant for Students

  1. 1 :  something that is annoying

  2. 2 :  something that causes soreness or sensitivity


Medical Dictionary

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irritant

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adjective ir·ri·tant \ˈir-ə-tənt\

Medical Definition of irritant

  1. :  causing irritation; specifically :  tending to produce inflammation


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irritant

noun ir·ri·tant

Medical Definition of irritant

  1. :  something that irritates or excites; specifically :  an agent by which irritation is produced <a chemical irritant>



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