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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