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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 net·tle·some /ˈnɛtḷsəm/

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: causing irritation or annoyance; "tapping an annoying rhythm
             on his glass with his fork"; "aircraft noise is
             particularly bothersome near the airport"; "found it
             galling to have to ask permission"; "an irritating
             delay"; "nettlesome paperwork"; "a pesky mosquito";
             "swarms of pestering gnats"; "a plaguey newfangled
             safety catch"; "a teasing and persistent thought
             annoyed him"; "a vexatious child"; "it is vexing to
             have to admit you are wrong" [syn: annoying, bothersome,
              galling, irritating, pesky, pestering, pestiferous,
              plaguy, plaguey, teasing, vexatious, vexing]
      2: easily irritated or annoyed; "an incorrigibly fractious
         young man"; "not the least nettlesome of his countrymen"
         [syn: cranky, fractious, irritable, peevish, peckish,
          pettish, petulant, testy, tetchy, techy]