nettle  

  • Pronunciation of nettle: N EH1 T AH0 L ('nɛtəl)

  • Number of syllables of nettle: 2

  • Pronunciation Video of nettle

  • Definition of nettle

    • (n): any of numerous plants having stinging hairs that cause skin irritation on contact (especially of the genus Urtica or family Urticaceae)  
    • (v): cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations; "Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me"; "It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves"  
    • (v): sting with or as with nettles and cause a stinging pain or sensation  
  • Examples of nettle

    • In any case, thank you for grasping the nettle here.  
    • Nobody wants to grasp the nettle.  
    • I simply cut the knot, and grasp the nettle.  
    • The insects feed on Stinging nettle.  
    • Ground flora is dominated by the common nettle, ground ivy and the butterbur.  
    • Prince Dutiful is particularly fond of Nettle.  
    • Thanks for grasping the nettle and doing the merge.  
    • The sea nettle is radially symmetrical, marine, and carnivorous.  
    • You did a good job for grasping the nettle.  
    • The larvae feed on various herbaceous plants including nettle and dandelion.  

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