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Definition of irk verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



irk somebody (to do something) it irks somebody that… (formal or literary)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they irk
he / she / it irks
past simple irked
-ing form irking
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to annoy or irritate someone Her flippant tone irked him.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: irk