As adjectives the difference between irritable and irritant
is that irritable
is capable of being irritated while irritant
is causing irritation or inflammation.
As a noun irritant is
any medication designed to cause irritation.
Capable of being irritated.
Easily exasperated or excited.
Responsive to stimuli.
* irritable bowel syndrome
Causing irritation or inflammation.
(legal, Scotland) Rendering null and void; conditionally invalidating.
- The states elected Harry, Duke of Anjou, for their king, with this clause irritant ; that, if he did violate any part of his oath, the people should owe him no allegiance.
Any medication designed to cause irritation
A source of irritation.