Meaning of “irritate” - Learner’s Dictionary

irritate

verb [ T ] us uk /ˈɪrɪteɪt/
ANNOY

to annoy someone:

His comments really irritated me.
HURT

to make a part of your body hurt:

The smoke irritated her eyes.
irritation noun [ C, U ] us uk /ˌɪrɪˈteɪʃən/

(Definition of “irritate” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)