verb (used with object)
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Origin of irk
Words nearby irk
Example sentences from the Web for irk
But sometimes he veers into territory that could irk staunch patriots.
He was like a fly condemned to spend his life in the irk-some society of the spider.American Sketches|Charles Whibley
The restrictions of the house began to irk her, and she was afraid of the garden.Poppy|Cynthia Stockley
The school drew revenues from the mills on the Irk in the days when that stream ran in limpid purity into the Irwell.