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irksome

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adjective irk·some \ˈərk-səm\

Simple Definition of irksome

  • : annoying or irritating

Full Definition of irksome

  1. :  tending to irk :  tedious <an irksome task>

irk·some·ly adverb
irk·some·ness noun

Examples of irksome

  1. the irksome task of cleaning up

  2. <the irksome habit of leaving all the kitchen cabinet doors open>



15th Century

First Known Use of irksome

15th century


IRKSOME Defined for Kids

irksome

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adjective irk·some \ˈərk-səm\

Definition of irksome

  1. :  causing annoyance <an irksome habit>





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