Definitions For Nettle


  • Any of numerous plants having stinging hairs that cause skin irritation on contact (especially of the genus Urtica or family Urticaceae)
  • A tall plant that has leaves with hairs that sting you if you touch them


  • Cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations
  • Sting with or as with nettles and cause a stinging pain or sensation
  • To make (someone) angry

Is Nettle a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Nettle is worth 6 points in Scrabble and 8 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Nettle in a Sentence

  • The mayor's recent actions have nettled some members of the community.
  • It nettles him that his younger coworker got a promotion before he did.

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