Synonyms and Antonyms of needling
- we needled him mercilessly for thinking that he had any chance of being the prom date for the school's most popular girl
annoying, bothering, bugging, burning (up), chafing, fretting, frosting, galling, getting, gnawing (at), grating, griping, hacking (off), hagriding, irking, irritating, itching, nagging, narking [British], nettling, peeving, pestering, piquing, putting out, rasping, riling, ruffling, spiting, troubling, vexing
- quit needling me! I'll take out the trash in a minute!
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