- Rile is defined as to anger or annoy.
An example of rile is to constantly tease a person to make them mad.
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transitive verb riled riled, ril·ing, riles
- To stir to anger. See Synonyms at annoy.
- To stir up (liquid); roil.
Origin: Variant of roil.