Thesaurus.com
synonyms
  • definitions

needle

see definition of needle
  • verbtease, annoy
Relevance ranks synonyms and suggests the best matches based on how closely a synonym’s sense matches the sense you selected.
Relevance
A-Z
Length
-
+

Synonyms for needle

verb tease, annoy
  • badger
  • bait
  • bedevil
  • goad
  • hector
  • irk
  • irritate
  • nag
  • pester
  • prod
  • quiz
  • taunt
  • tweak
  • aggravate
  • bother
  • examine
  • gnaw
  • harass
  • nettle
  • plague
  • prick
  • provoke
  • question
  • ride
  • rile
  • ruffle
  • spur
  • sting
  • worry

Antonyms for needle

  • assuage
  • delight
  • discourage
  • dissuade
  • make happy
  • please
  • aid
  • appease
  • assist
  • help
  • mollify
  • soothe
  • praise
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to needle

aggravate

verb. annoy
  • be at
  • be on the back of
  • bother
  • bug
  • bum
  • dog
  • drive up the wall
  • exasperate
  • gall
  • get
  • get on one's nerves
  • get to
  • give a hard time
  • grate
  • hack
  • irk
  • irritate
  • nag
  • needle
  • nettle
  • peeve
  • pester
  • pick on
  • pique
  • provoke
  • tease
  • vex
  • wig
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
  • PREVIOUS
  • NEXT