irritative

adjective
ir·​ri·​ta·​tive | \ ˈir-ə-ˌtā-tiv How to pronounce irritative (audio) \

Definition of irritative

1 : serving to excite : irritating
2 : accompanied with or produced by irritation irritative coughing

First Known Use of irritative

1644, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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irritative

adjective
ir·​ri·​ta·​tive | \ ˈir-ə-ˌtāt-iv How to pronounce irritative (audio) \

Medical Definition of irritative

1 : serving to excite : irritating an irritative agent
2 : accompanied with or produced by irritation irritative coughing

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