"tapping an annoying rhythm on his glass with his fork"
"aircraft noise is particularly bothersome near the airport"
"found it galling to have to ask permission"
"an irritating delay"
"a pesky mosquito"
"swarms of pestering gnats"
"a plaguey newfangled safety catch"
"a teasing and persistent thought annoyed him"
"a vexatious child"
"it is vexing to have to admit you are wrong"
"an incorrigibly fractious young man"
"not the least nettlesome of his countrymen"
Iran's willingness to doublecross the nettlesome Kurds.
出自：New York Times
The difficulty of distinguishing between lexical units and items in a nomenclature is especially nettlesome in specialized dictionaries.
出自： S. I. Landau