Definition of rile verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    rile

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//raɪl//
     
    rile somebodyit riles somebody that…Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they rile
     
    he / she / it riles
     
    past simple riled
     
    -ing form riling
     
     
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  1. 1to annoy someone or make them angry synonym anger
  2. 2 Nothing ever seemed to rile him.
  3. Idioms
    be/get (all) riled up(informal)
     
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    to be or get very annoyed
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: rile