Definition of irk verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

irk

 verb
verb
NAmE//ərk//
 
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.
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