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Definition of rile verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    rile somebody it 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