irksome

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adjective irk·some \ˈərk-səm\

Definition of irksome

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

irksomely

adverb

irksomeness

noun

Examples of irksome in a sentence

  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 English Language Learners

irksome

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adjective irk·some \ˈərk-səm\

Definition of irksome for English Language Learners

  • : annoying or irritating


IRKSOME Defined for Kids

irksome

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adjective irk·some \ˈərk-səm\

Definition of irksome for Students

  1. :  causing annoyance <an irksome habit>



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