Rub the wrong way - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Rub the wrong way.

5 letter answer(s) to rub the wrong way

CHAFE
  1. anger produced by some annoying irritation
  2. soreness and warmth caused by friction; "he had a nasty chafe on his knee"
  3. warm by rubbing, as with the hands
  4. cause friction; "my sweater scratches"
  5. tear or wear off the skin or make sore by abrading; "This leash chafes the dog's neck"
  6. cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations;
  7. feel extreme irritation or anger; "He was chafing at her suggestion that he stay at home while she went on a vacation"
  8. become or make sore by or as if by rubbing

4 letter answer(s) to rub the wrong way

GALL
  1. irritate or vex; "It galls me that we lost the suit"
  2. become or make sore by or as if by rubbing
  3. the trait of being rude and impertinent; inclined to take liberties
  4. a digestive juice secreted by the liver and stored in the gallbladder; aids in the digestion of fats
  5. a feeling of deep and bitter anger and ill-will
  6. abnormal swelling of plant tissue caused by insects or microorganisms or injury
  7. a skin sore caused by chafing
  8. an open sore on the back of a horse caused by ill-fitting or badly adjusted saddle
RILE
  1. make turbid by stirring up the sediments of
  2. cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations;
  3. annoying
  4. Upset
  5. Irritate; provoke

3 letter answer(s) to rub the wrong way

IRK
  1. irritate or vex; "It galls me that we lost the suit"
  2. annoy

6 letter answer(s) to rub the wrong way

NETTLE
  1. cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations;
  2. sting with or as with nettles and cause a stinging pain or sensation
  3. any of numerous plants having stinging hairs that cause skin irritation on contact (especially of the genus Urtica or family Urticaceae)

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