Definitions

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  • adj. Annoyed.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of irk.

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Examples

  • What evil glee I felt when Webber's boneheaded phantom timeout lost the championship game for them … I still chuckle when I see that replay (though of course freaking Carolina getting the title irked too).

    A Sea Of Blue

  • Sorry, your title irked me and all the people who are coming downhard on Pres.

    Give Obama a Chance to Do What?

  • The "title irked me" ... if this isn't a display of just unimaginable superficiality and shallowness of critical thought, than there is none.

    Give Obama a Chance to Do What?

  • Syracuse took a 47-38 lead into intermission and the teams traded baskets to open the second half before Shumpert was left open at the top of the key and buried a shot that again irked

    NCAA Men's Basketball - Connecticut vs. Syracuse

  • The king eyed Hagen sternly, for his word irked him.

    The Fall of the Niebelungs

  • Only her name irked Susan, and as Susan wrote Clara Colby, "If Catt it must be then I insist, she should keep her own father's name -- Lane -- and not her first husband's name -- Chapman," [404] but the three Cs intrigued Carrie and she continued to be known as Carrie Chapman Catt.

    Susan B. Anthony Rebel, Crusader, Humanitarian

  • Scene change and Gaga's accent is now Russian; she's still the slutty widow, but now she's the wife who is going to inherit all the money and is celebrating at a gay bath house from hell which is decorated with a statue of an angel that throws out flames when it's irked, which is often.

    'American Idol' down to 4

  • The lack of a foul call irked Suns coach Alvin Gentry, who yelled at a referee and was hit with two technical fouls.

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  • While I think the meaning behind each anecdote is valid and should be kept in mind by us all, a couple kind of irked me with a lack of altruistic intent, focusing more on tangible reward.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • Just because you mentioned ‘corn based’ ethanol, it kind of irked me.

    Earth Hour: A Last Stab At The Dark « Unambiguously Ambidextrous

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