Meaning of nettle
Pronunciation: (net'l), [key]
— n., v., -tled, -tling.
- any plant of the genus Urtica, covered with stinging hairs. Cf.
- any of various allied or similar plants.
- to undertake or tackle an unpleasant task.
- to irritate, annoy, or provoke.
- to sting as a nettle does.
- nettle (Thesaurus)