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

4 letter answer(s) to rub the wrong way

GALL
  1. a feeling of deep and bitter anger and ill-will
  2. abnormal swelling of plant tissue caused by insects or microorganisms or injury
  3. a skin sore caused by chafing
  4. an open sore on the back of a horse caused by ill-fitting or badly adjusted saddle
  5. irritate or vex; "It galls me that we lost the suit"
  6. become or make sore by or as if by rubbing
  7. the trait of being rude and impertinent; inclined to take liberties
  8. a digestive juice secreted by the liver and stored in the gallbladder; aids in the digestion of fats
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. any of numerous plants having stinging hairs that cause skin irritation on contact (especially of the genus Urtica or family Urticaceae)
  2. cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations;
  3. sting with or as with nettles and cause a stinging pain or sensation

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