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irksome

adjective irk·some \ˈərk-səm\

: annoying or irritating

Full Definition of IRKSOME

:  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>

First Known Use of IRKSOME

15th century
IRKSOME Defined for Kids

irksome

adjective irk·some \ˈərk-səm\

Definition of IRKSOME for Kids

:  causing annoyance <an irksome habit>

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